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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Large Print / Hardcover)

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October 2011 Indie Next List


“This is the story of a young man whose fateful journey collides with that of a battlefield puppy, setting into motion an extraordinary tale of devotion. Beginning with a tale of redemption, Orlean unfolds a riveting account of the history of both the German shepherd, whose breed exemplifies the good-natured qualities that have made dog and human relationships unparalleled in society, and of early American movie making. The result is a wonderful odyssey beautifully depicting loyalty and friendship in a remarkable history lesson and an entertaining read.”
— Megan Bruce, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS

August 2012 Indie Next List


“This is the story of a young man whose fateful journey collides with that of a battlefield puppy, setting into motion an extraordinary tale of devotion. Beginning with a tale of redemption, Orlean unfolds a riveting account of the history of both the German shepherd, whose breed exemplifies the good-natured qualities that have made dog and human relationships unparalleled in society, and early American movie making. The result is a wonderful odyssey beautifully depicting loyalty and friendship in a remarkable history lesson and an entertaining read.”
— Megan Bruce, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS

Description


At its heart, "Rin Tin Tin" is a poignant exploration of the enduring bond between humans and animals. But it is also a richly textured history of 21st-century entertainment and entrepreneurship and the changing role of dogs in the American family and society. 320 pp. 150,000 print. (Biography / Autobiography)

About the Author


Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at "The New Yorker" since 1992. She is the author of seven books, including "Rin Tin Tin", "Saturday Night", and "The Orchid Thief", which was made into the Academy Award-winning film "Adaptation". She lives with her family and her animals in upstate New York and may be reached at SusanOrlean.com and Twitter.com/SusanOrlean.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410443441
ISBN-10: 1410443442
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: December 16th, 2011
Pages: 533
Language: English