The Resource A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki

Label
A tale for the time being
Title
A tale for the time being
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Ozeki
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nao Yasutani is a Japanese schoolgirl who plans to kill herself as a way of escaping her dreary life. First, though, she intends to write in her diary the life story of her great-grandmother Jiko, a Zen Buddhist nun. But Nao actually ends up writing her own life story, and the diary eventually washes up on the shore of Canada's Vancouver Island, where a novelist called Ruth lives. Ruth finds the diary in a freezer bag with some old letters in French and a vintage watch and begins to investigate how the bag traveled from Japan to her island, and why it contains what it does
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ozeki, Ruth L
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.Z45
LC item number
T35 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Buddhist nuns
  • Women authors
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
17518861
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780670026630
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039878
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
17518861
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780670026630
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012039878

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