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The Resource A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki, (electronic resource)

A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki, (electronic resource)

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 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.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Canada-Japan Literary Awards, 2014
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2013.
  • Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171248
Cataloging source
MMI
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CF7E775C-062F-4946-8F53-C3D82862AC74
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn853093299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (432 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101606254
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CF7E775C-062F-4946-8F53-C3D82862AC74
System control number
(OCoLC)853093299
Label
A tale for the time being, Ruth Ozeki, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CF7E775C-062F-4946-8F53-C3D82862AC74
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn853093299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (432 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101606254
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CF7E775C-062F-4946-8F53-C3D82862AC74
System control number
(OCoLC)853093299

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