Heave

by Karen Oppenheim


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Softcover
$25.95
Softcover
$25.95

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/20/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 286
ISBN : 9781504391191

About the Book

Eight mature women purchase a run-down 1950s motel in the desolate Southern California desert. All are now single, and all have colorful pasts. All would rather take a bullet in the Botox before succumbing to assisted living.

When the motel was prospering, it was named Heaven. When the new Interstate was built, the motel fell into disrepair, and the “n” in the neon sign went dark. The ladies—ranging in age from mid-50 to mid-80—rename the motel HEAVE, initiate major renovations, and move in.

Heave is a story about these hilarious women, their relationships with each other, their families, lovers, and pets. It is a story that celebrates women who create their own experience and revel in the joy of good food, good fun, good sex, and good friends.


About the Author

After graduate study in English Literature, Karen Oppenheim enjoyed 21 years in the newspaper industry as a copywriter, marketing manager and publisher. An avid practitioner of tai chi, she resides in Palm Desert, California, with her Tibetan terrier Barney. karenoppenheim.com