George Jonas CM (June 15, 1935 – January 10, 2016) was a Hungarian-born Canadian writer, poet, and journalist. He wrote 16 books. His best known book was international bestseller Vengeance (1984), the story of an Israeli operation to kill the terrorists behind the 1972 Munich massacre. This was made into the movie Munich (2005), directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Eric Bana. He was born in Budapest to a Jewish family.
Jonas died from Parkinson's disease on January 10, 2016, aged 69.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Brean, Joseph (January 10, 2016). "'Clever, unafraid and compelling': Journalist, novelist, poet George Jonas dead at 80". National Post. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official website
- George Jonas Archived 2006-05-26 at the Wayback Machine at The Canadian Encyclopedia