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The Resource American gods : a novel, Neil Gaiman

American gods : a novel, Neil Gaiman

Label
American gods : a novel
Title
American gods
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A master of inventive fiction pens the story of an ex-con who is offered a job as a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and a rogue. Shadow soon learns that his role in the man's schemes are far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined
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.
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
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 840
  • 840
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Ex-convicts
  • Bodyguards
  • Widowers
  • Bodyguards
  • National characteristics, American
  • Ex-prisoners
  • Widowers
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Bodyguards
  • Ex-convicts
  • National characteristics, American
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Widowers
  • Fantasy
Target audience
adult
Label
American gods : a novel, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
406392
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9780380973651
Lccn
2001030407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780380973651
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380973651
  • (OCoLC)46393953
Label
American gods : a novel, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
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
406392
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9780380973651
Lccn
2001030407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780380973651
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380973651
  • (OCoLC)46393953

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