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

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

Available copies

  • 17 of 24 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chetwynd Public Library.

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0 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Chetwynd Public Library FIC HAN (Text) 35222000982784 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735273832
  • Physical Description: viii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"UNCOMMON TYPE contains seventeen stories, each in some way involving a different typewriter (Hanks is an avid collector of vintage typewriters and owns over one hundred of them). The stories feature an immigrant arriving in New York City after his family and life have been torn apart by his country's civil war; a man who bowls a perfect game (and then another, and another), becoming ESPN's newest celebrity; an eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant on the hunt for something larger in America; and the junket life of an actor."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Typewriters > Fiction.
Short stories.

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