By Ruth Ozeki
A excellent, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling writer Ruth Ozeki
“A time being is a person who lives in time, and that suggests you, and me, and each considered one of us who's, or used to be, or ever will be.”
In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has made up our minds there’s just one break out from her aching loneliness and her classmates’ bullying. yet earlier than she ends all of it, Nao first plans to record the lifetime of her nice grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived greater than a century. A diary is Nao’s purely solace—and will contact lives in methods she will scarcely imagine.
around the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist dwelling on a distant island who discovers a suite of artifacts washed ashore in a hi Kitty lunchbox—possibly particles from the devastating 2011 tsunami. because the secret of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the previous, into Nao’s drama and her unknown destiny, and ahead into her personal future.
filled with Ozeki’s signature humor and deeply engaged with the connection among author and reader, prior and current, truth and fiction, quantum physics, historical past, and fantasy, A story for the Time Being is a brilliantly creative, beguiling tale of our shared humanity and the hunt for domestic.
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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki