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A stone for Danny Fisher

Author: Harold Robbins; Charles Leggett
Publisher: North Kingstown, RI : BBC Audiobooks America/Sound Library, 2007.
Series: Sound library.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born into a family of modest means and respectability, Danny Fisher was gradually driven downward into the world of crime, racketeering and poverty. His bitterness, his homesickness over the loss of the house in Brooklyn that was given to him for his eighth birthday, and his feud with his harsh father, pulled him one way; his natural decency and his love for a sweet Italian girl, Nellie Petito, pulled him another.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Robbins; Charles Leggett
ISBN: 9780792748892 0792748891
OCLC Number: 166397196
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Cast: Narrated by Charles Leggett.
Description: 13 sound discs (ca. 16 hr. 5 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Sound library.
Responsibility: by Harold Robbins.

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Born into a family of modest means and respectability, Danny Fisher was gradually driven downward into the world of crime, racketeering and poverty. His bitterness, his homesickness over the loss of the house in Brooklyn that was given to him for his eighth birthday, and his feud with his harsh father, pulled him one way; his natural decency and his love for a sweet Italian girl, Nellie Petito, pulled him another. Danny was a boxer--a sensational amateur and potential champion--and he might have gone straight had the fight promoters not tried to exert pressure. Nevertheless, the driving force behind Danny's actions was always his sustaining love for Nellie.

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