The Leisure Seeker [movie Tie-in]: A Novel by Michael ZadoorianThe Leisure Seeker [movie Tie-in]: A Novel by Michael Zadoorian

The Leisure Seeker [movie Tie-in]: A Novel

byMichael Zadoorian

Paperback | December 26, 2017

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Now a major motion picture starring Oscar award-winners Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland, coming January 2018 from Sony Pictures Classics

Official Selection

Toronto Film Festival

Venice Film Festival

The Leisure Seeker is pretty much like life itself: joyous, painful, moving, tragic, mysterious, and not to be missed.”—Booklist, starred review

The Robinas have shared a wonderful life for more than sixty years. Now in their eighties, Ella suffers from cancer and John has Alzheimer's. Yearning for one last adventure, the self-proclaimed "down-on-their-luck geezers" kidnap themselves from the adult children and doctors who seem to run their lives and steal away from their home in suburban Detroit on a forbidden vacation of rediscovery.

With Ella as his vigilant copilot, John steers their '78 Leisure Seeker RV along the forgotten roads of Route 66 toward Disneyland in search of a past they're having a damned hard time remembering. Yet Ella is determined to prove that, when it comes to life, you can go back for seconds—even when everyone says you can't.

Michael Zadoorian is the author of Second Hand and The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit: Stories.
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Title:The Leisure Seeker [movie Tie-in]: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:December 26, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062696866

ISBN - 13:9780062696861

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! Beautiful story from the first page to the last. Heartwarming.
Date published: 2018-02-13

Editorial Reviews

“This is a sad, sweet love letter to a fading America, elevated beyond its simple premise by its sharp humour about aging and a quietly shocking ending…it’s hard to think of a more purely likeable novel in recent times.”