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American gods

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Tenth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 9780062059888 0062059882 9780062080233 0062080237 9780062572233 0062572237 9781472251367 1472251369
OCLC Number: 670476207
Notes: First paperback edition: 2013.
"Author's preferred text"--Preliminary page.
"With a special introduction by the author"--Jacket.
Includes interview with the author and reading group discussion questions (pages 533-541).
Awards: Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2002
Description: xiv, 541 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman.


The definitive American road novel with over a million copies sold.  Read more...


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A very fine and imaginative writer * <i>The Times</i> * 'Gaiman has a rich imagination...and an ability to tackle large themes' * Philip Pullman *

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