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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.
American Gods ©2015 FremantleMedia North America. All rights reserved. Artwork under license to FremantleMedia.
©2001 Neil Gaiman (P)2001 Recorded Books
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By Jussi Hattara on 10-24-17

Genius story from a genius author

One of the best stories of one of the best contemporary authors. Definitely worth listening.

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By Nasreen Qamber on 01-30-18

Exceptional story

I liked how integrated this all felt while listening and how much perspective of day to day life changed for me towards the end. It really makes you wonder about what happened to old gods in the past and if there are any more old ones being worshipped in my part of the world. The audiobook reader did a fantastic job at painting this wonderful story and looking forward to reading more from the author and to the TV show!

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