American Gods

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Harper Collins, Apr 30, 2002 - Fiction - 624 pages
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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.

Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.

He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever he the same...

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In the preface to the 10th anniversary "author's preferred text" edition of "American Gods," Neil Gaiman says that his book seems to divide people who either really love it or really hate it. I would ... Read full review

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User Review  - TerriS - LibraryThing

Wow! Very interesting and, IMO, very different for Neil Gaiman. It felt a little bit more like Stephen King (Dark Tower series) or Dean Koontz (Odd Thomas series), and I really enjoyed it! Read full review

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Neil Gaiman is the author of many highly acclaimed and award-winning books for children and adults, including the New York Times #1 bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and the bestselling Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. He is also the author of the picture books Blueberry Girl and Instructions, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States.

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