A Tale for the Time Being (Paperback)

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March 2013 Indie Next List


“Nao, a suicidal Japanese girl, postpones her death as she grows closer to her 104-year-old great-grandmother, a Buddhist nun. Ruth, an American author with writer's block, discovers a diary washed ashore on her remote island in the Pacific Northwest. Ruth becomes obsessed with Nao and her diary, and readers will be drawn in as their stories intertwine. Ozeki's creatively constructed novel, complete with footnotes, Japanese characters, and appendices, will have readers marveling at the leaps in time and connection that bring the two women together in this witty, daring, and thoughtful novel.”
— Cheryl Krocker McKeon, Book Passage, San Francisco, CA



Product Details
ISBN: 9787559635204
ISBN-10: 7559635202
Publisher: Bei Jing Lian He Chu Ban Gong Si
Publication Date: March 20th, 2020
Language: Chinese