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American gods
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Published:
[United States] : HarperCollins, 2011.
Content Description:
1 online resource
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 28
Lexile measure:
840L
Status:
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Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman's revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger. A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adventures and a host of eccentric characters. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing-an epic war for the very soul of America-and Shadow is standing squarely in its path. This annotated volume of the Author's Preferred Text features analysis from Leslie S. Klinger. His trenchant commentary identifies gods and supernatural beings, elucidates key phrases, and shows how Gaiman built his award-winning novel, giving readers unparalleled insight into the story and into Gaiman's creative process and authorial decisions. Carefully chosen illustrations complement and illuminate the narrative.

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Format:
eBook
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062109590 (electronic bk.), 0062109596 (electronic bk.)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.3, 28 Points
Lexile measure:
840

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Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman's revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger. A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adventures and a host of eccentric characters. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing-an epic war for the very soul of America-and Shadow is standing squarely in its path. This annotated volume of the Author's Preferred Text features analysis from Leslie S. Klinger. His trenchant commentary identifies gods and supernatural beings, elucidates key phrases, and shows how Gaiman built his award-winning novel, giving readers unparalleled insight into the story and into Gaiman's creative process and authorial decisions. Carefully chosen illustrations complement and illuminate the narrative.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Gaiman, N. (2011). American gods. [United States]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gaiman, Neil. 2011. American Gods. [United States]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gaiman, Neil, American Gods. [United States]: HarperCollins, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gaiman, Neil. American Gods. [United States]: HarperCollins, 2011. Web.

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