Harold Robbins's A Stone for Danny Fisher PDF

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By Harold Robbins

ISBN-10: 0671788434

ISBN-13: 9780671788438

ISBN-10: 0792749219

ISBN-13: 9780792749219

ISBN-10: 1416542841

ISBN-13: 9781416542841

As undefined, Danny Fisher had all he ever sought after -- a puppy, a grown-up summer time activity, flirtatious relationships with older girls -- and a expertise for ruthless boxing that quick made him a celebrity within the novice carrying global. but if Danny's kinfolk falls on challenging occasions, relocating from their cozy domestic in Brooklyn to Manhattan's squalid decrease East facet, he's compelled to depart his carefree early life at the back of. dealing with poverty and day-by-day encounters along with his violent, anti-Semitic friends, Danny needs to struggle either inside and out the hoop simply to live on.

As his boxing turns into mythical within the city's seedy underworld, jam-packed with wiseguys and unfastened girls, all people turns out to wish a hand in Danny's good fortune. Robbins's colourful, fast-talking characters evoke the tough streets of Depression-era ny urban. Ronnie, a prostitute ashamed of the way some distance she's fallen and desperately short of friendship; Sam, a slick bookie who desires to make the most of Danny's boxing expertise; and Nellie, a gorgeous yet lonely lady who refuses to think Danny is past redemption -- each one of whom has a unique imaginative and prescient of Danny's destiny -- may help steer his rocky path.

Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a story of ambition, wish, and violence set in a different and unsafe interval of yank historical past. A vintage, attractive bestseller by means of Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a complete new iteration of readers.

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