The world according to Tom Hanks : the life, the obsessions, the good deeds of America's most decent guy
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Sikoryak, R., illustrator.
Published
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction has 2
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
791.43028 HANKS EDWAR
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Book
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First paper-over-board edition.
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xvi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781538712207, 1538712202

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-345).
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Draws on extensive research and interviews to provide insight into the optimism and integrity in both the personal life and career of actor Tom Hanks.
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"Niceness gets a bad rap these days. Our culture rewards those who troll the hardest and who snark the most. At times it seems like there's no place anymore for optimism, integrity, and good old-fashioned respect. Enter "America's Dad": Tom Hanks. Whether he's buying espresso machines for the White House press corps, rewarding a jovial cab driver with a night out on Broadway, or extolling the virtues of using a typewriter, Hanks lives a passionate, joyful life and pays it forward to others. Gavin Edwards, the ... bestselling author of The Tao of Bill Murray, takes readers on a tour behind the scenes of Hanks's life: from his less-than-idyllic childhood, rocky first marriage, and career wipeouts to the pinnacle of his acting career and domestic bliss with the love of his lite, Rita Wilson. As he did for Bill Murray, Edwards distills Hanks's life story into ten "commandments" that beautifully encapsulate his all-American philosophy. Contemplating the life, the achievements, and the obsessions of Mr. Tom Hanks may or may not give you the road map you need to find your way. But at the very least, it'll show you how niceness can be a worthy destination."--Back cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Edwards, G., & Sikoryak, R. (2018). The world according to Tom Hanks: the life, the obsessions, the good deeds of America's most decent guy. First paper-over-board edition. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Edwards, Gavin, 1968- and R., Sikoryak. 2018. The World According to Tom Hanks: The Life, the Obsessions, the Good Deeds of America's Most Decent Guy. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Edwards, Gavin, 1968- and R., Sikoryak, The World According to Tom Hanks: The Life, the Obsessions, the Good Deeds of America's Most Decent Guy. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

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Edwards, Gavin, and R. Sikoryak. The World According to Tom Hanks: The Life, the Obsessions, the Good Deeds of America's Most Decent Guy. First paper-over-board edition. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2018. Print.

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