A Tale for the Time Being Pdf Book

A Tale for the Time Being

  • Author : Ruth Ozeki
  • ISBN : 0143188445
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Pages : 368
  • Release Date : 2013-03-12

A brilliant, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.”

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