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The Leisure Seeker

(2009)
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This is the unforgettable cross country journey of a runaway couple in their twilight years determined to meet the end of all roads on their own terms. "The Leisure Seeker" is the story of John and Ella Robina, a couple married 50+ years - she has stopped her cancer treatments, he has Alzheimer's - who kidnap themselves from the adult children and the doctors who seem to run their lives, and steal off on a forbidden vacation. Each battling their own infirmities, John pilots their '78 Leisure Seeker RV (it's the one with the left turn signal blinking) along the forgotten roads of Route 66 on a journey of rediscovery.They're not searching for America, but for a past that they're having a damned hard time remembering these days. Yet Ella is determined to prove that, when it comes to life, you can go back for seconds-sneak a little extra time, grab a small portion more, even when everyone says you can't. It's the story of Ella and John: the people they encounter, the problems they overcome, the lives they have lived , the love they share, and how their heartbreak at watching friends disappear into nursing homes inspired them to face the colossus at the end of all roads on their own terms.

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"Come to the end and you'll say 'Oh my God'." - Elmore Leonard


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Hardback Editions

January 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Leisure Seeker, The: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
ISBN: 0-06-167178-9 / 978-0-06-167178-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

December 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leisure Seeker [Movie Tie-in]: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
ISBN: 0-06-269686-6 / 978-0-06-269686-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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September 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Leisure Seeker
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
ISBN: 0-00-821219-8 / 978-0-00-821219-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leisure Seeker: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
ISBN: 0-06-167179-7 / 978-0-06-167179-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Leisure Seeker: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
ISBN: 0-06-171983-8 / 978-0-06-171983-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Leisure Seeker
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Leisure Seeker
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Leisure Seeker: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

September 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Leisure Seeker
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Leisure Seeker: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Zadoorian
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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