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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 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 ..."--Publisher annotation
Member of
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
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanks, Tom,
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A71522
LC item number
A6 2017b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Twomey, Kevin,
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Hanks, Tom
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Fame
  • Typewriters
  • Travel
  • Short stories, American
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Fame
  • Large type books
  • Travel
  • 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
  • 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
  • Three exhausting weeks
  • Christmas Eve 1953
  • A junket in the city of light
  • Our town today with Hank Fiset: An elephant in the pressroom
  • Welcome to Mars
  • A month on Green Street
  • Alan Bean plus four
  • Our town today with Hank Fiset: At loose in the Big Apple
Control code
1005841179
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525590507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780525590507
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
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
  • 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
  • Three exhausting weeks
  • Christmas Eve 1953
  • A junket in the city of light
  • Our town today with Hank Fiset: An elephant in the pressroom
  • Welcome to Mars
  • A month on Green Street
  • Alan Bean plus four
  • Our town today with Hank Fiset: At loose in the Big Apple
Control code
1005841179
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780525590507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780525590507
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print

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