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A tale for the time being [electronic resource] / Ruth Ozeki.

By: Ozeki, Ruth L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013Description: 1 online resource (432 p.).ISBN: 9781101606254 (electronic bk.); 1101606258 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teenage girls -- Fiction | Buddhist nuns -- Fiction | Women authors -- Fiction | Tokyo (Japan) -- Fiction | Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Fiction | LiteraryGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Image Summary: 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, she 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. Across the Pacific, Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox, possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao's drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future.
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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, she 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. Across the Pacific, Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox, possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao's drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future.

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