The Resource American gods, Neil Gaiman

American gods, Neil Gaiman

Label
American gods
Title
American gods
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 threatens to break
Member of
Summary
Days before his release from prison, Shadow learns that his wife has been killed in an accident. On the plane ride back home for the funeral, he meets Mr. Wednesday, who offers Shadow a job. Shadow accepts but soon discovers that Mr. Wednesday is far more dangerous than he could ever have imagined
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel, 2001.
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2002.
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2002.
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2002.
Awards note
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
064503
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.A319
LC item number
A84 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
American Gods
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Ex-convicts
  • Bodyguards
  • Widowers
  • Bodyguards
  • Ex-convicts
  • National characteristics, American
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Widowers
Target audience
adult
Label
American gods, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn670476207
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xiv, 541 pages
Isbn
9780062572233
Lccn
2012372622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)670476207
Label
American gods, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn670476207
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xiv, 541 pages
Isbn
9780062572233
Lccn
2012372622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)670476207

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