American Gods

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Headline, Apr 3, 2006 - Ex-convicts - 632 pages
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The classic, multi-award winning novel from the ‘writer of rare perception and endless imagination’ William Gibson

Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife dies in a car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane he meets 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 proportions threatens to break.

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Great price, great book

User Review  - Codys33 - Walmart

Simply put. Books-A-Million wanted the cover price $26.99 compared to Wal-Mart's $18.00 logically, which would you have chose? Read full review

Second only to Sandman

User Review  - GodsOnlyMistake - Flipkart

The sort of book that doesn't explain much in the beginning but lets you learn things as the story builds; One thing's certain though,even if Mythology isn't your strong suit you'll be thinking about American Gods for days after you've read it. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Neil Gaiman is a messy-haired white male author trapped in the body of an identical author with perhaps even less-tidy hair. Despite being English, he lives more in America than he does anywhere else in the world, and is currently somewhere in his mid-forties.

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