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Some Stories

Audiobook CD - 2017
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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.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2017]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781101923658
1101923652
9781101923634
1101923636
Branch Call Number: CD FICTION Han, 8 disc
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical
8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in

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vashonbookgrazer
May 09, 2018

I really enjoyed hearing these short stories in Tom Hank's voice, in some ways it made his cadence more real. The stories were great and I loved the mix of science fiction and contemporary works. Having the theme be something as simple as a typewriter is ingenious.

I usually don't go in for short stories, but these were perfect.

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COURIER3
Apr 21, 2018

Tom, this was a complete failure. I listened to parts of 3 discs What a disappointment. 8 discs too much for this patron.

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