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Leon Uris
Leon Uris (1924–2003) was an author of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays whose works include numerous bestselling novels. His epic Exodus (1958) has been translated into over fifty languages. Uris’s work is notable for its focus on dramatic moments in contemporary history, including World War... show more



Leon Uris (1924–2003) was an author of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays whose works include numerous bestselling novels. His epic Exodus (1958) has been translated into over fifty languages. Uris’s work is notable for its focus on dramatic moments in contemporary history, including World War II and its aftermath, the birth of modern Israel, and the Cold War. Through the massive success of his novels and his skill as a storyteller, Uris has had enormous influence on popular understanding of twentieth-century history.

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Birth date: August 03, 1924
Died: June 21, 2003
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nicky2910's book reviews rated it 1 year ago
Leon Uris bettet die historischen Ereignisse rund um die Gründung des Staates Israel in einen umfangreichen Roman ein. Kurz nach dem Ende des 2. Weltkrieges warten Tausende Juden in Lagern in Westeuropa und Zypern auf die Einreiseerlaubnis nach Palästina, das zu dem Zeitpunkt von Großbritannien be...
KOMET
KOMET rated it 2 years ago
Several years ago, I read Leon Uris' epic best-seller 'Exodus'. At that time, I had also purchased his other Middle East based novel, 'The Haj', which roughly encapsulates the same time period as covered in Exodus, albeit from the Arab perspective. But I was hesitant to begin reading it. And so, I d...
BrendaSD
BrendaSD rated it 3 years ago
This is a story of an American writer turned reluctant spy during Germany's invasion of Greece during WWII. It is also the first book by Leon Uris that I've read.The writing was well done - well paced, good character development (mostly) and tension throughout. The Greek/British Underground was busy...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
bookshelves: e-book, autumn-2014, religion, roman-catholic, protestant, politics, christian, britain-ireland, colonial-overlords, donegal, epic-proportions, spring-2015, historical-fiction, published-1976, skoolzy-stuff Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Irish Lives in War and Revolution Trinity College...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it 5 years ago
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