Listen To The Novel “Scars of David”

Scars of David

You can get a taste of my upcoming book “Scars of David” by listening to the readings from my podcasts each month.

Chapter 1

Chapter 1 from Eric Kaldor’s book “Scars of David.” Learn about Kaldor’s alter ego, David Klienman and his dysfunctional and crazy youth, as well as his intimacy with his girlfriend, Leontyne, who he worries about losing.


Chapter 2

Chapter 2 of “Scars of David.” Describes how Klienman first meet Leontyne. And how their crazy relationship leads to a fight with his oldest childhood friend, Roberto-Bob Costello.


Chapter 3

Chapter 3 of “Scars of David.” Leontyne and Klienman make love. Klienman gets stoned and thinks of earlier love affairs. He gets caught making love by his father and is dragged to Europe to witness the aftermath of The Holocuast.


Chapter 4

Chapter 4 of “Scars of David.” Klienman searches for the woman he made love to but when he finds her he is rejected. He decides to take up competitive skiing. The news of the fiery death of Klienman’s friend Roberto-Bob Costello brings him out of reverie.


Chapter 5

Chapter 5 of “Scars of David.” Klienman makes plans for Roberto-Bob Costello’s funeral, but when the family changes arrangements, he gets furious and a fistfight breaks out with his brother-in-law. Despite having getting fired from ABC and having no money, Klienman asks Leontyne to move in with him. She agrees, but a lot of problems loom on the horizon.


Chapter 6

Chapter 6 of “Scars of David.” Klienman is fired from his job at ABC-TV. He tells Leontyne that he still wants her to come to Hollywood even though he’s broke and doesn’t know how the two of them will make it.


Chapter 7

Chapter 7 of “Scars of David.” Klienman manages to survive eating in soup kitchens and working nights at a juice stand. With Leontyne’s arrival imminent, he knows he has to earn more money. He meets with Wayne Denton who was instrumental in getting him a job as a spy in the army.


Chapter 8

Chapter 8 of “Scars of David.” Klienman goes to work on Denton’s movie picture, Patton.  He recalls an investigation of Denton, resulting in Denton’s gay cover up. Patton wraps up and Klienman is out of work, again. Leontyne arrives in L.A. and learns that Denton wants to make love to Klienman. He says it will never happen. Leontyne gets bit by a rat.


Chapter 9

Chapter 9 of “Scars of David.” Klienman has a homosexual relationship and gets enough money to rent a decent apartment.