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The Resource American gods : A Novel., Neil Gaiman, (electronic resource)

American gods : A Novel., Neil Gaiman, (electronic resource)

Label
American gods : A Novel.
Title
American gods
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic--an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated and expanded with the author's preferred text, this commemorative volume is a true celebration of a modern masterpiece by the one, the only, Neil Gaiman. A storm is coming . . . Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the magic day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life. But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow's best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself. Life as Wednesday's bodyguard, driver, and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined--it is a job that takes him on a dark and strange road trip and introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. Along the way Shadow will learn that the past never dies; that everyone, including his beloved Laura, harbors secrets; and that dreams, totems, legends, and myths are more real than we know. Ultimately, he will discover that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing--an epic war for the very soul of America--and that he is standing squarely in its path. Relevant and prescient, American Gods has been lauded for its brilliant synthesis of "mystery, satire, sex, horror, and poetic prose" (Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World) and as a modern phantasmagoria that "distills the essence of America" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). It is, quite simply, an outstanding work of literary imagination that will endure for generations
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Summary
A first entry in a three-part, graphic-novel adaptation of the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel traces the story of a war between ancient and modern gods and includes art contributions by Walter Simonson, Colleen Doran and Glenn Fabry
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Illustration
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10637113
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1946-
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  • Russell, P. Craig
  • Hampton, Scott
  • Parker, Rick
  • Gaiman, Neil
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True
Series statement
American gods
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
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shadows
Label
American gods : A Novel., Neil Gaiman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=577443
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Tenth Anniversary.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062109590
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
477A530E-D4C3-42E4-AD0F-96B4F3E68745
Label
American gods : A Novel., Neil Gaiman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=577443
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Tenth Anniversary.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062109590
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
477A530E-D4C3-42E4-AD0F-96B4F3E68745

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