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American Gods (American Gods)
by Neil Gaiman

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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 s 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 a long, hard look into the soul of America. You'll be surprised by what - and who - it finds there... This is the author's preferred text, never before published in the UK, and is about 12,000 words longer than the previous UK edition.

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Original Title American Gods ISBN 0747263744 (ISBN13: 9780747263746 ) Edition Language English Series American Gods Characters Shadow Moon, Mr. Wednesday, Spider, Laura Moon, Hinzelmann...more , Easter, Whiskey Jack, Loki, Odin, Mr. Ibis, Samantha Black Crow, Bilquis, Media, Mad Sweeney, Czernobog, Mr. Jacquel, Mr. Nancy, Chad Mulligan, Margaret Black Crow, Mr. Town, Mr. World, Technical Boy...less setting United States of America Chicago, Illinois (United States) Chattanooga, Tennessee (United States) …more Minnesota (United States) Wisconsin (United States) Illinois (United States) …less Literary Awards Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel (2001), Hugo Award for Best Novel (2002), Nebula Award for Best Novel (2002), Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (2002), International Horror Guild Award Nominee for Best Novel (2001) ...more World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (2002), SFX Award for Best Novel (2002), Geffen Award (2003), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Adult Literature (2002), Prix Bob Morane for roman traduit (2003) ...less (211)