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

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

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  • 23 of 71 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

39 current holds with 71 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 Checked out 11/24/2017
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC HANKS UNC (Text) 34207002122027 Adult Fiction Checked out 11/30/2017
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F HAN (Text) 37521530873274 AMPL Adult New Fiction Shelf Checked out 12/01/2017
Benton Co PL - Fowler F HAN (Text) 34044000930840 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/12/2017
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC HAN (Text) 36803001035521 FICTION Checked out 12/01/2017
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell FIC HAN (Text) 38144000377889 Fiction Reshelving -
Brazil PL - Brazil HANKS (Text) 38160000592228 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC HANKS (Text) 73174005033999 Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC HANKS (Text) 33118000179216 Adult: New Book On holds shelf -
Clinton PL - Clinton HAN (POETRY & SHORT STORIES) (Text) 36806002079083 NEW ITEMS Available -
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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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