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.

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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)    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 …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • 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

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