Internationally acclaimed novelist Leon Uris ran away from home at age seventeen, a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, to join the Marine Corps, and he served at Guadalcanal and Tarawa. His first novel, Battle Cry, was based on his own experiences in the Marines, which he revisited in his final novel, O'Hara's Choice. His other novels include the bestsellers Redemption, Trinity, Exodus, QB VII, and Topaz, among others. Leon Uris passed away in June 2003.
"An honest Irish story, emotional, full of...tales of Irish heroes
and fools, of God, fear and superstition, of love and hatred,
poverty and greed."--San Diego
"Leon Uris has produced another blockbuster of a novel, one of his documentary sagas on the order of Exodus and Topaz, stocked with characters of epic proportions."--Christian Science Monitor
"Leon Uris uses history as the raw material for legend in his powerful novel Trinity, a tale packed with romance and adventure."--Philadelphia Sunday Bulletin
"The story has a kind of relentless power, based on the real tragedy of Ireland, and Uris's achievement is that he has neither cheapened nor trivialized that tragedy."--New York Times Book Review
"Unquestionably a very powerful novel...(It) will evoke passionate feelings and reminders of present-day happenings. It is undoubtedly a book deserving of great praise."--Dublin Sunday Independent