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- ISBN: 9780143124870
- Physical Description: 422 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-420).
A novelist on a remote island in the Pacific is linked to a bullied and depressed Tokyo teenager after discovering a Hello Kitty lunchbox that washed ashore.
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A Tale for the Time Being
Ruth Ozeki received degrees in English literature and Asian studies from Smith College. She is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her first novel, My Year of Meats, was published in 1998. Her other novels include All Over Creation and A Tale for the Time-Being, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Her documentary and dramatic independent films, including Body of Correspondence and Halving the Bones, have been shown on PBS and at the Sundance Film Festival. (Bowker Author Biography)