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Leon Marcus Uris August 3, — June 21, was an American author of historical fiction who wrote many bestselling books including Exodus published in and Trinity published in His father, a Polish -born immigrant, maghar a paperhangerthen a storekeeper. His mother was first-generation Russian American.

He derived his last name from Yerushalmi, meaning “man of Jerusalem “.

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His brother Aron, Leon’s uncle, took the name Yerushalmi. I think failure formed his character, made him bitter. At age six, Uris reportedly wrote an operetta inspired by the death of his dog.

He attended schools in NorfolkVirginiaand Baltimore, but never graduated from high school, and failed English three times. When he was 17 nagyar in his senior year of high school, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.


He served in the South Pacific with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marineswhere he was stationed in New Zealand, and fought as a radioman in combat on Guadalcanal and Tarawa [4] from through Ufis was sent to the US after suffering from dengue fevermalaria and a recurrence of asthma that made him miss his battalion’s decimation at Saipan that featured in Battle Cry.

Coming out of the service, he worked for a newspaper, writing in his spare time. Esquire magazine bought an article inand he began to devote himself to writing more seriously.

Drawing on his experiences in Guadalcanal and Tarawa, he produced the best-selling Battle Crya novel depicting the toughness and courage of U.

Marines in the Pacific. He then went to Warner Brothers in Hollywood helping to write the moviewhich was extremely popular with the public, if not the critics.

His best-known work may be Exoduswhich was published in Most sources indicate that Uris, motivated by an intense interest in Israel, financed his research for the novel by magtar the film rights in advance to Matyar and by writing newspaper articles about the Sinai campaign. Uris’s subsequent works included: Mila 18about the Warsaw ghetto uprising; Armageddon: He wrote the screenplays for Battle Cry and Gunfight at the O. His work on the subject of Israel has been criticized for being biased against Arabs.

Uris was married three times.

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His first wife was Betty Beck, whom he married in They had three children before divorcing in He then married Marjorie Edwards inwho committed suicide by gunshot the following year. They married inwhen she was 22 years old and he was A Terrible Beautyfor which she provided illustrations and on Jerusalem: A Song of Songs. The collection includes all of Uris’s novels, with the exception of The Haj and Mitla Passas well as manuscripts for the screenplay, Gunfight at the O.


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