Anansi Boys

ISBN 13: 9780061140600

Anansi Boys

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When Fat Charlie s dad named something, it stuck. Like calling Fat Charlie Fat Charlie. Even now, twenty years later, Charlie Nancy can t shake that name, one of the many embarrassing gifts his father bestowed before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat Charlie s life. Because Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things. Things like the tall, good-looking stranger who appears on Charlie s doorstep, who appears to be the brother he never knew. A brother as different from Charlie as night is from day, a brother who s going to show Charlie how to lighten up and have a little fun. And all of a sudden, things start getting very interesting for Fat Charlie.

Exciting, scary, and deeply funny, "Anansi Boys" is a kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth, a wild adventure, as Neil Gaiman shows us where gods come from, and how to survive your family. "

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Fat Charlie Nancy’s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn’t know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother. Now brother Spider is on his doorstep—about to make Fat Charlie’s life more interesting . . . and a lot more dangerous.

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Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains; the Sandman series of graphic novels; and the story collections Smoke and Mirrors, Fragile Things, and Trigger Warning. He is the winner of numerous literary honors, including the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards, and the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States. He is Professor in the Arts at Bard College.

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