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Roastbeef's Promise wins another Award! The USA Book News Humor Finalist!

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Roastbeef's Promise Talks Travels
3/23/09 Valerie Calhoun

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - David Jerome, this guy knows a little bit about travel, having visited 49 states, and written a book inspired by his travel. On Good Morning Memphis, David joins us with more on travel, and his book, Roastbeef's Promise.

Roastbeef's Promise wins the Humor category in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards®!

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OC Register | Cover Story THE MORNING READ


Sunday, May 10, 2009
Traveler finds his own way – to a book
Fullerton man believes in making his own map.

The Orange County Register

As David Jerome wandered on one road trip after another across America, he came to understand certain things.

Such as: Every journey eventually discovers its destination, and it's not important to rush to arrive.

And that sometimes tossing the map out the window is the best way to get where you really need to go.

And so it was that years later, when Jerome... (MORE STORY...) (PHOTOS)

abc 15 Phoenix Arizona


Thursday, March 12, 2009
Review: Roastbeef's Promise

Shannle Crane
Daily Titan Staff Writer

David Jerome’s book, Roastbeef’s Promise, is a laugh-out-loud adventure of a son fulfilling his father’s dying wish.

Jim “Roastbeef” Hume’s father asked to have his ashes spread across the continental United States as a tribute to the time he served in the military. This promise led Hume on the ultimate, year-long road trip.

Hume’s character is admirable and his dedication to his father holds the book together. After hitting a deer, being car-jacked, stabbed, ticketed, arrested and incarcerated, Hume manages to find... (MORE STORY...)

Early-March 2009 Fullerton Observer



Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Real estate agent re-releases
two-year-old novel

Former joke writer writes fiction novel about a boy's journey to fulfil his father's wishes

Shannle Crane
Daily Titan Staff Writer

After trying stand-up comedy, writing jokes for Jay Leno and co-owning the Orange County Flyers baseball team, David Jerome is re-releasing his second comedic novel.

Jerome, a 43-year-old Fullerton resident, graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 1994 with his Radio-TV-Film degree.

During his college years, Jerome wrote for the Daily Titan as a guest columnist. Shortly after graduation, he began to explore stand-up comedy and found that he enjoyed writing the jokes, rather than performing them. Jerome submitted jokes to Leno, who was only guest hosting the Tonight Show at the time, and got a personal phone call from Leno... (MORE STORY...)

OC Register


Monday, February 23, 2009
Fullerton author launches novel
at Brea Improv

David Jerome writes comedic take on sprinkling a father's ashes in 48 states – and uses mock protest to draw crowd.

The Orange County Register

FULLERTON — Clever marketing, including vegetarian pickets, drew nearly 400 people to Fullerton author David Jerome's launch of his first novel at the Brea Improv Saturday.

The story, "Roastbeef's Promise", chronicles the story of a college-age kid who honors his father's dying wish to have his... (MORE STORY...) (PHOTOS)


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