Lonely soldier the memoir of an American soldier in the Israeli Army by Adam Harmon

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Published by Presidio Press/Ballantine Books in New York .

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  • Harmon, Adam.,
  • Israel. Tseva haganah le-Yiśraʼel -- Biography..,
  • Jews, American -- Israel -- Biography.,
  • Soldiers -- Israel -- Biography.

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Book details

StatementAdam Harmon.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS113.8.A4 H37 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3432386M
ISBN 100891418741
LC Control Number2005058656
OCLC/WorldCa62697244

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