Heroic Measures: A Novel

Heroic Measures: A Novel

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The basis for the major motion picture 5 Flights Up starring Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman.

New York City is on high alert—a gasoline truck is “stuck” in the Midtown tunnel and the driver has fled. Through panic and gridlock, Alex and Ruth must transport their beloved old dachshund—whose back legs are suddenly paralyzed—to the animal hospital, using a cutting board as a stretcher. But this is also the weekend when Alex and Ruth must sell the apartment… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Ciment skilfully brings all the threads of the story together into a satisfying ending, one that remains true to her characters.

Heroic Measures is a novel of twenty-first century anxiety and timeless fear; of trying to find meaning and moral certainty in the chaos; of the ever-increasing tension between comfort and desire as our years pass; of how we soothe ourselves and our loved ones during moments of pain and in times of distress.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (June 30, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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