(From Seven-Inch-Vinyl, an unpublished novel Copyright: Donald Riggio 2010):
Danny is nineteen when we meet him. He is a street-wise Italian kid from Cleveland, Ohio. He found his way into the army after being arrested for stealing a car and joyriding. He chose the Army over jail. He has a younger sister, Janet, back home in Cleveland. In letters,Danny has told her all about his best army buddy, Joseph Rabinowitz. Danny is killed in a highway mishap in Kentucky after a run-in with two local trouble makers. Joseph, his passenger, is seriously injured and lapses into a coma.
Rock and Roll quote of the day: "He gets up each morning and he goes downtown, where everyone's his boss and he's lost in an angry land. He's a little man." From: "Uptown" By: The Crystals.