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Uncommon Type

by Tom Hanks

Audiobooks of the Month Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

Uncommon Type Synopsis

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, heart-warming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have.

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ISBN: 9781785151514
Publication date: 17/10/2017
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781473544994
Publication date: 17/10/2017
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473544994
Publication date: 17th October 2017
Author: Tom Hanks
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
Format: Audiobook
Genres: Audiobooks of the Month, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories, Shorter Reads,
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About Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks has been an actor, screenwriter, director and through Playtone, a producer. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. This is his first collection of fiction.

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