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Uncommon type

Tom Hanks

Uncommon type

some stories

by Tom Hanks

  • 72 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories,
  • FICTION / Short Stories,
  • FICTION / Anthologies,
  • FICTION / Literary

  • About the Edition

    A collection of 17 short stores by two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks. 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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTom Hanks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.A71522 A6 2017ab
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] :
    Pagination8 audio discs (10 hr.)
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935593M
    ISBN 109781101923634
    OCLC/WorldCa1003326243

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