Re: RARA-AVIS: New Hope for the Dead

Date: 12 Jan 2001

In a message dated 1/12/01 3:26:47 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Hoke has three books in his
> > room: HEIDI (left over from his divorce), A STONE FOR DANNY FISHER by
> > Harold Robbins, and a Webster's dictionary. When he buys and reads "an
> > occasional paperback novel," he leaves it in the lobby of his hotel for
> > the others. What's with the Harold Robbins novel? Does anyone know what
> > it's about?

I think the Danny Fisher novel was also a bit of a classic in the '50s for being a serious, mainstream novel with a healthy dollop of sex in it. Kind of like Judy Blume's books, especially her novel "Forever", were to my generation growing up in the '70s.

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