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A tale for the time being: A Novel

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In a manga cafe in Tokyo's Electric Town, Nao has decided there's only one escape from the loneliness and pain of her life, as she's uprooted from her U.S. home, bullied at school, and watching her parents spiral deeper into disaster. But before she ends it all, she wants to accomplish one thing: to recount the story of her great-grandmother, a 104-year-old Zen Buddhist nun, in the pages of her secret diary. The diary, Nao's only solace, is her cry for help to a reader whom she can only imagine.
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Buddhist nuns -- Fiction
Diaries -- Fiction
Great-grandmothers -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
Tokyo (Japan) -- Fiction
Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Fiction
Women authors -- Fiction
title_displayA tale for the time being
title_fullA Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being A Novel
A tale for the time being / Ruth Ozeki
A tale for the time being [electronic resource] / Ruth Ozeki
A tale for the time being [sound recording] / by Ruth Ozeki
title_shortA tale for the time being
title_subA Novel
topic_facetBuddhist nuns
Diaries
Fiction
Great-grandmothers
Interpersonal relations
Literature
Teenage girls
Women authors