The Last Chicken in America (Paperback)

A Novel in Stories

By Ellen Litman

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393333572, 236pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008



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."