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A Tale for the Time Being

A Tale for the Time Being( )
Author: Ozeki, Ruth
Read by: Ozeki, Ruth
ISBN:978-1-4708-7906-8
Publication Date:Mar 2013
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

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 plans to document the life of her great-grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace—and it will touch lives in ways she can't imagine. Across the Pacific, Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island, discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty...
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Book Details
Pages:12
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Women
Fiction / Fantasy / General
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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