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A tale for the time being [electronic resource] / Ruth Ozeki
New York : Viking Penguin, 2013.
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422 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Electronic reproduction. Cleveland : OverDrive, 2013. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Remote access requires a valid St. Louis County Library card and residence within the St. Louis metropolitan statistical area.
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Original 9780670026630 (DLC) 2012039878 (OCoLC)796756004
9781101606254 (electronic bk.)
1101606258 (electronic bk.)
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