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Uncommon type : some stories / Tom Hanks ; photographs by Kevin Twomey.

Hanks, Tom, (author.). Twomey, Kevin, (photographer.).

Available copies

  • 61 of 81 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

4 current holds with 81 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC HANKS UNC (Text) 34207002116359 Adult Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC HANKS UNC (Text) 34207002122027 Adult Fiction Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron FIC HAN (Text) 75253000055841 Adult NEW Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F HAN (Text) 37521530873274 AMPL Adult New Fiction Shelf Checked out 04/25/2018
Benton Co PL - Fowler F HAN (Text) 34044000930840 Adult Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC HAN (Text) 36803001035521 FICTION Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell FIC HAN (Text) 38144000377889 Fiction Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil HANKS (Text) 38160000592228 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC HANKS (Text) 73174005033999 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City F Han (Text) 76893000265794 Adult Fiction In transit -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101946152
  • ISBN: 1101946156
  • Physical Description: viii, 405 pages : photographs ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Three exhausting weeks -- Christmas Eve 1953 -- A junket in the City of Light -- Our town today with Hank Fiset-elephant in the pressroom -- Welcome to Mars -- A month on Greene Street -- Alan Bean plus four -- Our town today with Hank Fiset-at loose in the Big Apple -- Who's who? -- A special weekend -- These are the meditations of my heart -- Our town today with Hank Fiset-back from back in time -- The past is important to us -- Stay with us -- Go see Costas -- Our town today with Hank Fiset-your Evangelista, Esperanza -- Steve Wong is perfect.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves. An eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant venture into America looking for acquisitions and discover a down and out motel, romance, and a bit of real life. These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have!
Subject: Short stories, American.
Typewriters > Fiction.

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