R.I.P. Sol Yurick

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R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Scurvy Dog » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:12 pm

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/arts/sol-yurick-novelist-dies-at-87.html?_r=0

Sol Yurick, who wrote "The Warriors" novel in 1965, has passed away at the age of 87. Thank you, Mr. Yurik, for having written this fascinating novel.
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Cochese » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:52 pm

THAT IS TRULY SAD!!!
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby WildBoy » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:20 pm

Very sad news - although I have read only The Warriors - there's another book of his that I wanted to read - I believe it is called Fertig - its the novel he wrote just after The Warriors.
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Cochese » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:01 pm

WildBoy wrote:Very sad news - although I have read only The Warriors - there's another book of his that I wanted to read - I believe it is called Fertig - its the novel he wrote just after The Warriors.


It was also made into a movie called The Confession starring Ben Kingsley and Alec Baldwin.
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby WildBoy » Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:30 pm

Cochese wrote:
WildBoy wrote:Very sad news - although I have read only The Warriors - there's another book of his that I wanted to read - I believe it is called Fertig - its the novel he wrote just after The Warriors.


It was also made into a movie called The Confession starring Ben Kingsley and Alec Baldwin.


Is that right? Good for Sol - did you see the movie - is it worth checking out?
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Cochese » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:17 pm

WildBoy wrote:
Cochese wrote:
WildBoy wrote:Very sad news - although I have read only The Warriors - there's another book of his that I wanted to read - I believe it is called Fertig - its the novel he wrote just after The Warriors.


It was also made into a movie called The Confession starring Ben Kingsley and Alec Baldwin.


Is that right? Good for Sol - did you see the movie - is it worth checking out?


Nah, haven't picked it up yet, but on the case... I think it got slated though :O(
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Cochese » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:20 pm

Just reading the original script of it at the moment and just bought the book too...
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby steve5635 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:53 pm

sad to hear, i guess i had better get around to finding a copy and giving it a read
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Re: R.I.P. Sol Yurick

Postby Cochese » Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:24 pm

I can lend you one, I've got about 8 copies ;) I've even got one in Italian! ;)
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