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Sol Yurick (1925–2013)


Worked as an investigator in the 1950s with New York City's Dept. of Welfare, where he became very familiar with gang members. His first novel 'The Warriors' was published when he was 40 years old. Ostensibly about city gangs, it was actually based on the Greek history known as 'Anabasis,' written by Athens' Xenophon in 4th Century B.C. It tells ... See more trivia »

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The Warriors
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The Confession
The Dreamers
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  The Warriors (TV Series) (novel) (pre-production)
 2016/I The Dreamers (Short)
 2005 The Warriors (Video Game) (characters - uncredited) / (novel - uncredited)
 1999 The Confession (novel "Fertig")
 1979 The Warriors (novel)

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Born in Manhattan, he was a graduate of the elite Bronx High School of Science and then served with the Army in World War II. Later he earned a bachelor's degree from NYU majoring in English and, in 1962, a master's in English from Brooklyn College. See more »

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