Minnesota Book Award
About the Book
Now a TV Series produced by FremantleMedia North America available internationally on Amazon, exclusively through Prime Video and starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, and Pablo Schreiber.
Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life.
But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow’s best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and a rogue, Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself.
Life as Wednesday’s bodyguard, driver, and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined. Soon Shadow learns that the past never dies . . . and that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and that he is standing squarely in its path.
“Mystery, satire, sex, horror, poetic prose—American Gods uses all these to keep the reader turning the pages.”—Washington Post
Educator and Librarian Resources
“Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive.” —George R. R. Martin
American Gods is sexy, thrilling, dark, funny and poetic." —Teller, of Penn & Teller
"American Gods is like a fast run downhill through a maze -- both exhilarating and twisted." —Jane Lindskold, author of Changer and
- ISBN: 9780062689740
- ISBN 10: 0062689746
- Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
- On Sale: 03/28/2017
- Pages: 576
- List Price: 24.99 CAD
- BISAC1: FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
- BISAC2: FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
- BISAC3: FICTION / Action & Adventure