John Updike Explores Arab Immigrant Culture John Updike has made a career out of chronicling American culture. In his new novel, Terrorist, he tells the story of a young Muslim who is repelled by it.
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John Updike Explores Arab Immigrant Culture

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John Updike Explores Arab Immigrant Culture

John Updike Explores Arab Immigrant Culture

John Updike Explores Arab Immigrant Culture

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In Terrorist, John Updike writes about the tension between Muslim immigrants -- and the culture that surrounds them. Martha Updike hide caption

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In Terrorist, John Updike writes about the tension between Muslim immigrants -- and the culture that surrounds them.

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Updike discusses how his story might be perceived in the Islamic community.

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