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Anansi boys, Neil Gaiman

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Anansi boys
Title
Anansi boys
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Neil Gaiman
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eng
Summary
For Fat Charlie Nancy, his glad-handin', practical-jokin' father has always been an embarrassment, and things just get worse after the old man croaks. At the interment, the neighbor lady tells Charlie he has a brother, and to ask a spider for him if he wants to get in touch. One drunken night back in London, Charlie takes the ludicrous advice. BLAM-O! Spider (that's his name) arrives, steals his girlfriend (she thinks Spider's Charlie), gets him terminated (and put under police suspicion by his embezzling boss), sets him bouncing between London and Florida by airplane and between our reality and that of ancient African animal-gods by seance, and has him winding up, after some pretty scary goings-on, with a new life and a new love on the Caribbean isle of St. Andrews. Charlie and Spider are, you see, their father's sons, and since he was/is Anansi the trickster-god, they can pull some pretty nifty stunts, though Charlie takes awhile learning how
Title
Anansi boys
Creator
Summary
His past marked by his father's embarrassing taunts and untimely death, Fat Charlie meets the brother he never knew and is introduced to new and exciting ways to spend his time
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Award
  • Alex Award, 2006.
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2006.
  • Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2006.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
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135653
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.A319
LC item number
A85 2005
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Neil Gaiman
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Anansi boys, Neil Gaiman
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20970187
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780060515188
Lccn
2005047176
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • (Sirsi) AAT-8247

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