A novel by Christopher Moore, published in 1994.
Samson Hunts Alone, aka Sam Hunter, runs away from home as a teenager when he's tied to the death of a local police officer.
This book provides examples of:
- Clap Your Hands If You Believe: Gods will die out unless people believe in them and tell stories about them. Ultimately the fate of Anubis.
- Cool Shades: Minty Fresh wears a pair to hide his Supernatural Gold Eyes.
- Comically Missing the Point: Coyote talking about Jesus.
- Crossover Cosmology: Anubis is Coyote's older brother and he's met Jesus.
- No Such Thing as Wizard Jesus: Coyote has met Jesus once and is amused that Jesus makes such a big deal about coming back from the dead one time. It Makes Sense in Context, as Coyote's brother is Anubis, a god who has brought the dead back to life on multiple occasions.
- Supernatural Gold Eyes: Coyote, Anubis and their 'children' (Sam and Minty Fresh, respectively) all have golden eyes to denote their supernaturality.
- Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?: Minty Fresh. Even Sam, who is born as "Samson Hunts Alone".