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The Resource Uncommon type : some stories, Tom Hanks ; photographs by Kevin Twomey

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

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Uncommon type : some stories
Title
Uncommon type
Title remainder
some stories
Statement of responsibility
Tom Hanks ; photographs by Kevin Twomey
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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!
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Summary
The two-time Oscar winner presents a first collection of short fiction that includes the stories of a bowling champion who fears his celebrity has ruined his love of the game and an eccentric billionaire and faithful assistant who, while searching for acquisitions, discover romance and real life in a down-and-out motel
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597509
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanks, Tom,
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A71522
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Twomey, Kevin,
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Typewriters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
some stories
Label
Uncommon type : some stories, Tom Hanks ; photographs by Kevin Twomey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
21103363
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 405 pages
Isbn
9781101946152
Lccn
2017006246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
  • (DLC)BK0020377715
  • (OCoLC)ocn972640151
Label
Uncommon type : some stories, Tom Hanks ; photographs by Kevin Twomey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
21103363
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 405 pages
Isbn
9781101946152
Lccn
2017006246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
  • (DLC)BK0020377715
  • (OCoLC)ocn972640151

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