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A Tale for the Time Being

A Tale for the Time Being( )
Author: Ozeki, Ruth
ISBN:978-0-14-312487-0
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki--shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award "A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Women
Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.43 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:0.975 Pounds
Author Biography
Ozeki, Ruth (Author)
Ruth Ozeki received degrees in English literature and Asian studies from Smith College. She is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her first novel, My Year of Meats, was published in 1998. Her other novels include All Over Creation and A Tale for the Time-Being, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her documentary and dramatic independent films, including Body of Correspondence and Halving the Bones, have been shown on PBS and at the Sundance Film Festival.

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