- (b. 1924)US novelist. Leon Uris, a resident of Baltimore, wrote his first novel, Battle Cry (1953), after he came back from service with the US Marines in World War II. His next book was the phenomenal best-seller, Exodus (1957), relating the historical events leading to the birth of the State of Israel. This was followed by a film of the same name. Mila 18 (1960), based on a story of Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto; Topaz (1967), an anti-Soviet thriller; and QB VII (1972), about events in a concentration camp, were all highly successful. Critics tended to comment on his prose but everyone commended his story-telling ability. Many of Uris’s more recent books have had non-Jewish themes such as Trinity (1976) and The Haj (1984).
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URIS, LEON — (1924–2003), U.S. novelist. Born in Baltimore, Uris joined the U.S. Marines at the age of 17 and participated in the campaigns on Guadalcanal and Tarawa Islands in the Pacific. On his return to the U.S., he worked for a San Francisco newspaper… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Uris, Leon — ▪ American novelist in full Leon Marcus Uris born August 3, 1924, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. died June 21, 2003, Shelter Island, New York American novelist known for panoramic, action filled works such as the World War II novel Battle Cry… … Universalium
Uris, Leon — (b. 1924) American novelist. He was born in Baltimore. His novels include Exodus, which tells the story of the birth of the State of Israel, and Mila 18, about the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
Uris, Leon — ► (1924 2003) Escritor estadounidense. Algunas de sus novelas han sido llevadas al cine. Obras: Las colinas quemadas (1955), Éxodo (1957), Topaz (1967), Redención (1995) y Un dios en ruinas (1999), entre otras … Enciclopedia Universal
Uris, Leon Marcus — ▪ 2004 American writer (b. Aug. 3, 1924, Baltimore, Md. d. June 21, 2003, Shelter Island, N.Y.), wrote a number of best sellers, many of which including Battle Cry (1953), Exodus (1958), his biggest success, Mila 18 (1961), Topaz (1967),… … Universalium
Uris — Uris, Leon … Enciclopedia Universal
Leon Uris — with a patrol in the Negev Desert while preparing for Exodus. Born August 3, 1924 Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Died June 21, 2003 Shelter Island, New Yo … Wikipedia
Uris — Leon Uris (* 3. August 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland; † 21. Juni 2003 in Shelter Island, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke … Deutsch Wikipedia
Leon Uris — (* 3. August 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland; † 21. Juni 2003 in Shelter Island, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke 3 … Deutsch Wikipedia
Leon Uris — (Baltimore, 3 de agosto de 1924 21 de junio de 2003) fue un novelista estadounidense de origen judío. Hijo de inmigrantes polacos, estudió en Norfolk y Baltimore pero nunca se graduó. A los diecisiete años se incorporó al Cuerpo de Marines,… … Wikipedia Español