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Leon Uris

Data de nascimento: 3. Agosto 1924
Data de falecimento: 21. Junho 2003

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Leon Uris foi um escritor americano de religião judaica, conhecido pela exaustiva pesquisa histórica com que preparava as suas novelas e romances. O seu livro mais famoso foi o clássico Exodus, que relata em 600 páginas, de forma épica, os acontecimentos históricos que antecederam a criação do Estado de Israel, desde o surgimento do sionismo, no final do século XIX, até à independência, em 1948.

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„Research to me is as important, or more important, than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built.“

—  Leon Uris
Explaining how all his novels were researched; quoted in his Guardian obituary, 2003 http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2003/jun/25/guardianobituaries.books

„A soldier has one item that cannot be neglected. His feet. They are his wheels, his mechanised warfare.“

—  Leon Uris
As quoted in Quotes for the Air Force Logistician, pub. Air Force Logistics Management Agency (2001), p. 115

„I was tough. I used everything to my advantage. I could be very ruthless.“

—  Leon Uris
Quoted in his New York Times obituary, 2003 http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/25/obituaries/25URIS.html

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