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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 season activity, flirtatious relationships with older ladies -- and a expertise for ruthless boxing that fast made him a celebrity within the novice carrying international. but if Danny's kinfolk falls on challenging instances, relocating from their cozy domestic in Brooklyn to Manhattan's squalid decrease East part, he's pressured to go away his carefree formative years in the back of. dealing with poverty and day-by-day encounters along with his violent, anti-Semitic buddies, 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, choked with wiseguys and unfastened girls, every body turns out to need a hand in Danny's good fortune. Robbins's colourful, fast-talking characters evoke the tough streets of Depression-era big apple urban. Ronnie, a prostitute ashamed of ways a ways she's fallen and desperately short of friendship; Sam, a slick bookie who desires to cash in on 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 -- can assist steer his rocky direction.

Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a story of ambition, wish, and violence set in a special and unsafe interval of yank background. A vintage, horny bestseller through Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a complete new new release of readers.

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