*Now a major motion picture starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland*
Ella and John have shared a wonderful life for more than sixty years. Now they're on the run from their doctors and middle-aged children, who just want them to go gently into that undignified night of old age.
In their trusty camper van, the pair embark on a forbidden vacation of rediscovery along Route 66. Though time is catching up with them, Ella is determined that together they'll make it to their final destination for one more carefree day together, even if it is their last.
Michael Zadoorian is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Second Hand as well as the short story collection The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit. His fiction has appeared in The Literary Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Ararat, American Short Fiction, The North American Review, and Detroit Noir. He lives with his wife in the Detroit area.