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Leon Uris, Author of ‘Exodus,’ Dies at 78

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/leon_uris_author_of_exodus_dies_at_78_20030627

Leon Uris, the novelist and screenwriter whose best-known works are "Exodus," a popular novel about Jews trying to establish modern Israel, and "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral," perhaps the archetypal Hollywood Western, died June 21 at his home on Shelter Island, N.Y. He was 78.

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