An internationally acclaimed novelist for over 30 years, Leon Uris was the author of Battle Cry, The Angry Hills, Exodus, Mila 18, Armageddon, Topas QB VII, Trinity, The Haj, Mitla Pass, and Redemption, and two highly praised works of nonfiction in collaboration with his wife, Ireland: A Terrible Beauty and Jerusalem: Song of Songs. He lived in Aspen, Colorado, with his wife, photographer Jill Uris, and their two children. He died in 2003.
"Passionate summary of the inhuman treatment of the Jewish people in Europe, of the exodus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to Palestine, and of the triumphant founding of the new Israel."-The New York Times