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Tue, 23 Apr


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Book Group: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

SAR book group, we collectively pick a book, have 6 weeks to read it and then discuss with good coffee or a tipple.

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Book Group: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks
Book Group: Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Time & Location

23 Apr 2019, 19:30 – 21:30

pentahotel Reading, Oxford Rd, Reading RG1 7RH, UK

About the event

Join us for SAR Book Group. This month we'll be reading Uncommon Type by 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. These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have!

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