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The Last Chicken in America: A Novel in Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date September 1, 2008
Pages 236
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393333572
ISBN-10 0393333574
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $13.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

"[An] elegantly constructed web of stories about Russian-Jewish immigrants....Warm, true and original."―New York Times Book Review

In twelve "pristine, entrancing" (Booklist) linked stories, Ellen Litman introduces an unforgettable cast of Russian-Jewish immigrants trying to assimilate in a new world. Tender and wryly funny, these stories trace Masha's and her fellow immigrants' struggles to find a place in a new society―lonely seniors, families grappling with unemployment and depression, and young adults searching for love.

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from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 30, 2007); titled "The Last Chicken in America: A Novel in Stories"
9780393065114 | details & prices | 236 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $23.95
About: A volume of twelve interconnected stories about a group of Russian-Jewish immigrants and their struggles to assimilate in a new world follows the experiences of recent high-school graduate Masha and her neighbors in a Pittsburgh community that is beset by such characters as hedonistic dancers, a man in love with a mail-order bride, and a scrutinized widower.
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from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 1, 2008); titled "The Last Chicken in America: A Novel in Stories"
9780393333572 | details & prices | 236 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $13.95
About: "[An] elegantly constructed web of stories about Russian-Jewish immigrants.

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