American Gods

(American Gods, #1)

Hardcover, 465 pages

English language

Published Aug. 7, 2001 by W. Morrow.

ISBN:
9780380973651
OCLC Number:
733730003

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The storm was coming....

Shadow spent three years in prison, keeping his head down, doing his time. All he wanted was to get back to the loving arms of his wife and to stay out of trouble for the rest of his life. But days before his scheduled release, he learns that his wife has been killed in an accident, and his world becomes a colder place.

On the plane ride home to the funeral, Shadow meets a grizzled man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A self-styled grifter and rogue, Wednesday offers Shadow a job. And Shadow, a man with nothing to lose, accepts.

But working for the enigmatic Wednesday is not without its price, and Shadow soon learns that his role in Wednesday's schemes will be far more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. Entangled in a world of secrets, he embarks on a wild road trip and …

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Subjects

  • National characteristics, American -- Fiction
  • Spiritual warfare -- Fiction
  • Ex-convicts -- Fiction
  • Bodyguards -- Fiction
  • Widowers -- Fiction