Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto, by Cahan, Abraham
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- ISBN: 9780486224275 | 0486224279
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/1/1970
Yekl(1896), the first novel upon which the much acclaimed filmHester Streetwas based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as "a new star of realism."