Lisa Zeidner’s novel ‘Layover’ to be made into a movie

     Lisa Zeidner (image via Rutgers University)

    Lisa Zeidner (image via Rutgers University)

    A novel largely taking place in Philadelphia written in 1999 is about to be made into a movie. NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller spoke with Lisa Zeidner, author of “Layover,” and the filmmaker who will be transforming her work for the screen, Toni Kalem.

    This is how Publishers Weekly describes the plot to Zeidner’s book:

    How does a mother cope with the death of her only child? Angry and grieving, medical equipment saleswoman Claire Newbold sheds her identity and becomes homeless. She occupies other people’s recently vacated luxury hotel rooms, where she sleeps for hours, blotting out memories of the tragedy.


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