by Tom Neely
Published: November 20, 2017
A Rhode Island summer paradise rips apart over what the town’s only gym should zero in on. From out of town, new owners champion a health mall “third place.” Most locals, newly ignored, crave old-style fitness. Erotic and romantic tangles fracture taboos and ruin alliances. Clashes between rich and ordinary people flavor the maze-like battle that stays front and center.