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Leon Uris

Leon UrisAKA Leon Marcus Uris

Born: 3-Aug-1924
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Died: 21-Jun-2003
Location of death: Shelter Island, NY
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Battle Cry

Military service: USMC (WWII, radio operator)

Wife: Betty Katherine Beck (m. 1945, div. 1968, two sons, one daughter)
Wife: Margery Edwards (m. 8-Sep-1968, d. Feb-1969)
Wife: Jill Peabody (m. 1970, div. 1989, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Karen (with Beck)
Son: Mark (with Beck)
Son: Michael (with Beck)
Daughter: Rachel (with Peabody)
Son: Conor (with Peabody)

    High School: Baltimore City College (dropout)

    Polish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Malaria

Author of books:
Battle Cry (1953, novel)
The Angry Hills (1955, novel)
Exodus (1958, novel)
Mila 18 (1961, novel)
Topaz (1967, novel)
QB VII (1970, novel)
Trinity (1976, novel)
The Haj (1984, novel)
Mitla Pass (1988, novel)
Redemption (1995, novel)
A God in Ruins (1999, novel)



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