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A tale for the time being

Author: Ruth L Ozeki
Publisher: Melbourne : Text Publishing Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nao lives in Tokyo. She is sixteen, and has decided to write a diary before she kills herself. She has plenty of material - school bullies, depressed parents - but she particularly wants to chronicle the life of her great-grandmother, Jiko, a Buddhist nun. And eventually, Nao thinks, her diary will find its reader.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:Ozeki, Ruth L.
Tale for the time being.
Melbourne : Text Publishing Company, 2013
(OCoLC)818967096
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth L Ozeki
ISBN: 9781921961403 1921961406
OCLC Number: 840432998
Notes: Originally published by Viking, 2013.
Awards: Winner of LA Times Book Prize for Fiction 2013 (United States)
Winner of Independent Bookseller Week, Book of the Year 2013 (UK)
Winner of Medici Book Club Prize 2014 (United States)
Winner of Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award for the Best Foreign Novel 2015 (Russian Federation)
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Awards 2013 (United States)
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize 2013
Short-listed for American Booksellers Assocation (ABA) Indies Choice Award for Fiction 2014 (United States)
Long-listed for PEN Open Book Award 2014 (United States)
Long-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2015 (Ireland)
Description: 1 online resource (602 pages)
Responsibility: Ruth Ozeki.

Abstract:

Nao lives in Tokyo. She is sixteen, and has decided to write a diary before she kills herself. She has plenty of material - school bullies, depressed parents - but she particularly wants to chronicle the life of her great-grandmother, Jiko, a Buddhist nun. And eventually, Nao thinks, her diary will find its reader.

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