Monday, January 07, 2013

Sol Yurick, R. I. P.

WNYC: Writer Sol Yurick died this weekend from complications from lung cancer, according to his only daughter Susanna Yurick. 

Yurick is best-known for the novel The Warriors, which combined a Greek story with a fictional account of gang wars in New York City. The book inspired a cult movie by the same name, released in 1979. Some of his other books include The Bag and Confession.

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