Latest Tom Duerig Stories

2009-10-28 06:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny and Stan had the all-American life: good careers, a nice apartment and their first baby on the way. To celebrate the impending arrival, the couple decides to take one last vacation before they become parents. The brochure for Henderson Island promised a Polynesian paradise untouched my modernity. However, as "Stan's Leap" (published by iUniverse) by Tom Duerig unfolds, what transpires is beyond what either of them could have imagined. Stan and...

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