American Gods by Neil Gaiman - Spring 2004, Ohlone College Book Club
…is our first book selection for Spring 2004.
A magical mystery tour through the mythologies of all cultures, a unique and moving love story--another winner for the phenomenally gifted, consummately reader-friendly Gaiman.
- Kirkus Reviews, May 2001
Purchase copies in the Ohlone College Library for $5.30 USD each (20% discount is provided by Ohlone College Bookstore) - buy from the Reference/Information Desk (not the Circulation/Checkout Desk).
Description from the back cover:
Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.
Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the pane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.
He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever be the same…
Attend one of the discussion sessions about American Gods on Tuesday, February 17 or Friday, February 20, 2004, at 1:00pm in the Library.