References & Resources

The following books were read and consulted in the writing of LoneSoldier:

Historical fiction genre

The Winds of War Herman Wouk
War and Remembrance Herman Wouk
Exodus Leon Uris
Oh! Jerusalem Dominique LaPierre

Israeli History

The Fight for Jerusalem Dore Gold
Israel: A History Martin Gilbert
The War Of Atonement Chaim Herzog
The Yom Kippur War Abraham Rabinovich
Warrior Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff

Israel Army Life / Special Forces Memoirs

Yoni: Hero of Entebbe Max Hastings
The Letters of Jonathan Netanyahu: The Commander of the Entebbe Rescue Force Herman Wouk and Benjamin and Iddo Netanyahu
Israel’s Army Samuel Katz
Warrior Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff
The Elite Samuel Katz
Follow Me : A History of Israel’s Military Elite Samuel Katz
Israel’s Elite Units Since 1948 Samuel Katz
A Purity of Arms: An American in the Israeli Army Aaron Wolf
Lonely Soldier: A Memoir of an American in the Israeli Army Adam Harmon
A Portrait of the Israeli Soldier Reuven Gal

Basketball in the 1960’s

Quotable Wooden: Words of Wisdom, Preparation, and Success: By and About John Wooden, College Basketball’s Greatest Coach John Reger
The Los Angeles Lakers: 50 Amazing Years in the City of Angels, Revised and Expanded Edition Updated for 2009-10 NBA Championship Season Hardcover The Los Angeles Times Sports Staff
They Call Me Coach John Wooden
Hoop Dreams: True Story of Hardship and Triumph Ben Joravsky
The Sons of Westwood: John Wooden, UCLA and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball John Matthew Smith
The Last Shot: City Streets and Basketball Dreams Darcy Frey
Pickup Artists: Street Basketball in America Lars Anderson


Valley of the Dolls Jaqueline Suzanne
Enter the Dragon Mike Roote
Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Makings of the Microsoft Empire James Wallace and Jim Erickson
The Tao of Jeet Kundo Linda Lee