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
Upon his release from prison, a widower accepts a job as a bodyguard and joins the battle between the gods of yore and the neoteric gods of present-day America
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
  • American national characteristics
  • Widowers
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Bodyguards
  • Ex-convicts
  • National characteristics, American
  • Spiritual warfare
  • Widowers
Target audience
adult
Label
American gods, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Author's preferred text"--Page facing title page
  • "With a special introduction by the author"--Dust jacket
  • Includes interview with the author and reading group discussion questions (pages 533-541)
  • First paperback edition: 2013
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
815723
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xiv, 541 pages
Isbn
9780062059888
Lccn
2012372622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062059888
  • (OCoLC)670476207
Label
American gods, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Note
  • "Author's preferred text"--Page facing title page
  • "With a special introduction by the author"--Dust jacket
  • Includes interview with the author and reading group discussion questions (pages 533-541)
  • First paperback edition: 2013
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
815723
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Tenth anniversary edition.
Extent
xiv, 541 pages
Isbn
9780062059888
Lccn
2012372622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062059888
  • (OCoLC)670476207

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