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A test for Turkey

September 25, 2005

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THE AUTHOR Orhan Pamuk writes beautifully of his native Turkey's struggle to understand -- and to be understood by -- the West. In his 2004 novel ''Snow," an exiled poet and journalist named Ka returns to the small Turkish town of his birth to investigate the suicides of girls being forced to remove their religious headscarves in public school. He ... (Full article: 452 words)

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