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Sol Yurick

Born: 1925-01-18 - Died: 2013-01-05
Cause of Death:
Lung cancer

Death Summary: Yurick died of complications from lung cancer

Who was Sol Yurick : Sol Yurick, 87, was an American novelist best known for the 1965 novel The Warriors. The book was a reworking of the classic Greek story, Anabasis, but set in a contemporary New York under siege by gang wars. The novel was later adapted into a film in 1979 and a video game in 2005. During his lifetime, Yurick wrote a handful of novels with his last being Confession, which was published in 1999.
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