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Rhyming Life and Death (Paperback)

Author: Oz, Amos

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An ingenious, witty, behind-the-scenes novel about eight hours in the life of an author.

A literary celebrity is in Tel Aviv on a stifling hot night to give a reading from his new book.While the obligatory inane questions ("Why do you write? What is it like to be famous? Do you write with a pen or on a computer?) are being asked and answered, his attention wanders and he begins to invent lives for the strangers he sees around him. Among them are Yakir Bar-Orian Zhitomirski, a self-styled literary guru; Tsefania Beit-Halachmi, a poet (whose work provides the novel?s title); and Rochele Reznik, a professional reader, with whom the Author has a brief but steamy sexual skirmish; to say nothing of Ricky the waitress, the real object of his desire. One life story builds on another?and the author finds himself unexpectedly involved with his creations.

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Mfg Part# 9780547336244
SKU 211287788
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0547336241
Release Date 4/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0117
Publisher Mariner Books
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