The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits inside a Promised Property (1986), he was also a journalist and foreign correspondent for the brand new York Instances. He went to Dartmouth University and briefly offered within the U.S. Navy. His publication, the Operating Poor: Invisible in the us, centered on the struggling American overall economy. He was raised in Chatham, NJ. He wedded and became a dad of three kids. He was affected by Daniel Pearl.