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A&P (John Updike)

Three scantily clad young girls enter a store. No, this isn’t your grandfather about to tell an inappropriate joke. And no, you’re not watching a Carl’s, Jr.® commercial. We're talking about John Updike's short story "A&P." In this story, the protagonist quits his job. Was it in hot pursuit of the ladies? Was he embarrassed of his cashier job? Or was it something else?

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