Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Hardcover)

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October 2011
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

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)

Product Details ISBN-10: 1410443442
ISBN-13: 9781410443441
Large Print
Published: Thorndike Press, 12/01/2011
Pages: 533
Language: English




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