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American Gods : the Author's Preferred Text

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: London : Headline Publishing Group, 2013
Series: American Gods, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Is nothing sacred? Days before his release from prison, Shadow's wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 9780755322817 0755322819 9780747263746 0747263744
OCLC Number: 1028629098
Notes: Includes additional material: An Interview with Neil Gaiman; Reading-group Discussion Questions; How Dare You? : An essay by Neil Gaiman on American Gods; 'The Monarch of the Glen' : An American Gods novella
Description: 640 pages
Contents: Exclusive material: 1. An interview with Neil Gaiman --
2. Reading-group discussion questions. --
Bonus material: 1. How dare you? An essay by Neil Gaiman on American gods, expanded from the original version written for the Borders website in March 2001 and now on www.neilgaiman.com --
2. 'The monarch of the glen': an American gods novella.
Series Title: American Gods, bk. 1
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman.

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Is nothing sacred? Days before his release from prison, Shadow's wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural and epic proportions threatens to break. Scary, gripping and deeply unsettling, American Gods takes along, hard look into the soul of America. You'll be surprised by what - and who - it finds there ...

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