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Picnic grounds a novel in fragments by Oz Shelach

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Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco .
Written in English



  • Israel


  • Israel -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Oz Shelach.
LC ClassificationsPR9510.9.S53 P5 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3566011M
ISBN 100872864197
LC Control Number2002041270

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Journalist Oz, born in Israel and living now in New York, offers a little slip of a book that indeed has insight and charm but doesn’t reach the cumulative power suggested in its subtitle. Here are many short takes, miniature narratives that seldom reach a second page, usually don’t fill . "A spare and perfectly painful little book, Oz Shelach's Picnic Grounds sketches an Israel that you won't see on the news With ruthless precision, Shelach's novel plots the terrain of Read more User-contributed reviews. Picnic Grounds was created to become an outdoor cafe someday. A space where you can sip on your favorite drink, grab a blanket, sprawl out under a tree or under the sun and do whatever you please. Perhaps you get some work done on your laptop or delve into your favorite book! Picnic Ground # Picnic Ground #10 can be reserved by permit at Hours of Operation: Open during picnic season, which starts May 1st and goes through the last Sunday in September, and is rentable 6 a.m. to 10p.m. Parking: yes Restrooms: yes Seasonal: yes Size: 10 tables Tables: yes Capacity: 75 people Contact Information: The Picnic Hotline: Weekday cost: $