A Stone for Danny Fisher

by Harold Robbins

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Written in English
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Open LibraryOL11073263M
ISBN 100671547631
ISBN 109780671547639

A Stone for Danny Fisher Summary. The social issue of the effect of fate on the aspirations of the lower middle class and the reciprocal concern for the security of a home are important thematic motifs in the book, but from Danny's point of the view, the theme of his life is .   A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Stone for Danny Fisher: Harold Robbins: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(K). King Creole is a American musical drama film directed by Michael ed by Hal B. Wallis, the film stars Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones and Walter is based on the novel A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins, about a nineteen-year-old who gets mixed up with crooks and involved with two women.. Presley later indicated that of all the characters he portrayed Music by: Walter Scharf. Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a tale of ambition, hope, and violence set in a distinct and dangerous period of American history. A classic, sexy bestseller by Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a whole new generation of readers.

  “A Stone for Danny Fisher” is an early masterpiece by Harold Robbins, who went on to become one of the most popular and most financially successful writers of all time. The early part of this book seems to be almost autobiographical, as Harold Robbins himself grew up as a poor Jewish boy who first went to work at age 15 to support his /5(). Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a tale of ambition, hope, and violence set in a distinct and dangerous period of American history. A classic, sexy bestseller by Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a whole new generation of a teenager, Danny Fisher had all he ever wanted -- a dog, a grown /5(3).

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A Stone for Danny Fisher is a book of great importance for me. I who never really loved to read and it was the first time when while reading I started to coexist with the characters, I still remember their faces, even though the book had not a single illustration in it.4/5.

"A stone for Danny Fisher" is a sad story how the boy through making mistakes decided that it is a world to blame.

A sad novel how greed and poverty has turned a nice guy into a blind fool. And when the blindness has gone only sorrow has remained/5().

"A stone for Danny Fisher" is a sad story how the boy through making mistakes decided that it is a world to blame. A sad novel how greed and poverty has turned a nice guy into a blind fool. And when the blindness has gone only sorrow has remained/5(80). A Stone For Danny Fisher is his best book ever in my opinion: had he never written another book, this alone would have made him an author to remember.

Set in Depression era New York (Robbins himself was born and raised in Brooklyn, though in vastly better circumstances), this is a coming of age story with a difference. 5/5(5). a stone for danny fisher Download a stone for danny fisher or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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A classic, sexy bestseller by Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a whole new generation of readers/5(). A Stone for Danny Fisher User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Potboiler king Robbins released this novel in Teenaged Danny Fisher likes to fool around with women and beat the hell out of men in the boxing ring.

When hard times hit, Danny is forced to fight to keep his family alive. Adapted for Elvis Presley's filmKing Creole/5(4). A Stone For Danny Fisher. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the A Stone For Danny Fisher, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by. A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins. As a teenager, Danny Fisher had all he ever wanted -- a dog, a grown-up summer job, flirtatious relationships with older women -- and a talent for ruthless boxing that quickly made him a star in the amateur sporting world.

But when Danny's family falls on hard times, moving from their comfortable home. A STONE FOR DANNY FISHER by Robbins, The book itself shows just a hint of shelf rubbing along the edges, otherwise is Fine/As New having been very well maintained.

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A Stone for Danny Fisher is the story of a young man who did not start at the bottom. 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.

Get this from a library. A stone for Danny Fisher. [Harold Robbins] -- As a teenager, Danny Fisher had all he ever wanted -- a dog, a grown-up summer job, flirtatious relationships with older women -- and a talent for ruthless boxing that quickly made him a star in the. A Stone for Danny Fisher audiobook, by Harold Robbins 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 3/5.

A Stone for Danny Fisher. By: Best Book Ever I have owned several copies of this book. I've read it over & over. AWESOME. Overall 5 out of 5 stars. Performance 5 out of 5 stars. Story 5 out of 5 stars. Janie; overall rating is five. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins; 5 editions; First published in. Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a tale of ambition, hope, and violence set in a distinct and dangerous period of American history.

A classic, sexy bestseller by Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a whole new generation of readers/5(). A stone for Danny Fisher. [Harold Robbins] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Harold Robbins. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: "A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Gritty, compelling, and groundbreaking for its time, A Stone for Danny Fisher is a tale of ambition, hope, and violence set in a distinct and dangerous period of American history.

A classic, sexy bestseller by Harold Robbins, reintroduced to a whole new generation of readers.4/5. Michael Curtis directed a movie version of A Stone for Danny Fisher called King Creole (). In order to tailor the material to star Elvis Presley, the locale was changed from New York to New Orleans, and the hero was made a Cajun rather than a Jew and given a talent for singing rather than boxing.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Pages: A Stone for Danny Fisher is the story of a young man who did not start at the bottom. Born into a family of modest means and respectability, Danny Fisher was gradually driven downward into the world of crime, racketeering and poverty. "A Stone For Danny Fisher, Robbins' novel, is widely considered his best.

It is a portrait of a young Jewish kid in depression-era New York who grows up to be a street tough, a boxer with an undefeated record, and gets mixed up with the rackets and hoods/5(7).

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A Stone for Danny Fisher is the story of a young man who did not start at the bottom. Born into a family of modest means and respectability, Danny Fisher was gradually driven downward into the world of crime, racketeering and poverty.5/5(1).

Elvis fourth movie "King Creole" is based on it and it's called "A Stone For Danny Fisher". The book was written in and it must have sold steadily through the years, because my edition is the 42nd printing, dated July And apparently the book is still in print.

The calendar days in a man's life, some in red, some in black, which only occasionally matches the momentum of Never Love A Stranger and The Dream Merchants and which- in between the action sequences- intones some fairly heavy, Hebraic patriarchal sentiment.

And what is to be a fairly full obituary begins inon Danny Fisher's eighth birthday, with the purchase of the house in the East.A Stone For Danny Fisher () About book: I've read A Stone for Danny Fisher several times over decades. When I was a kid growing up in Danny's Brooklyn I enjoyed the references to places and things and people I knew.

I also enjoyed the sexy parts, though they were done more by inference and euphemism than the explicit language we're used to.A Stone For Danny Fisher is a very serious, early novel by Harold Robbins that looks at the effect of the Great Depression on a lower-middle class Jewish family.

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