Rin Tin Tin — By Susan Orlean — Book Review

Rin Tin Tin — By Susan Orlean — Book Review

Susan Orlean follows the life of the soulful German shepherd who was born on the battlefields of World War I, conquered Hollywood and emerged victorious as a perfect icon of cold war gunslinging.

  • A dog's life: Bestselling 'Rin Tin Tin' author Susan Orlean coming to Kalamazoo
    KALAMAZOO, MI – He was found on a World War I ... and what I hope might explain something about life to me,” bestselling author Susan Orlean wrote in her 2011 book “Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend.” Orlean, who has been on the staff of The New ...
    10/8/2012 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Susan Orlean gets the dirt on Rin Tin Tin
    Rin Tin Tin was much more popular than, say, Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt ever were.” New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean has been busy talking up her latest book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Simon & Schuster), a biography of the most popular ...
    11/29/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Orlean explains Rin Tin Tin's appeal in new book
    November 05, 2011 10:15 am • BY JANE HENDERSON • Post-Dispatch Book Editor > jhenderson@post ... a companionable loner," Susan Orlean writes in "Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend" (Knopf, 324 pages, $26.99). Maybe TV celeb Lassie was prettier ...
    11/5/2011 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • Susan Orlean talks Rin Tin Tin
    Susan Orlean’s new book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Simon & Schuster) is the story of a dog – a very special dog. Rin Tin Tin was the name given to a puppy found on a WWI battlefield that went on to star in more than twenty films.
    10/25/2011 - 11:44 pm | View Link
  • Susan Orlean’s new book explores Rin Tin Tin’s life and legacy.
    In her new book “Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend,” Susan Orlean, author of “The Orchid Thief,” delves into the biography and the mythos of Rin Tin Tin. The first “Rinty” was born in 1918 in a war-torn village in World War I. Lee Duncan, ...
    10/15/2011 - 6:09 am | View Link
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  • Rin Tin Tin
    The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, an ABC television series, ran from October 1954 to May 1959. Duncan's Rin Tin Tin IV was nominally the lead dog, but nearly all of the ...
    12/21/2014 - 8:14 am | View Website
  • Books by Susan Orlean
    Rin Tin Tin. When I was very young, my grandfather kept a Rin Tin Tin figurine sitting on his desk. I wanted desperately to play with it, and even more desperately I ...
    12/21/2014 - 1:26 am | View Website
    Rescued from a bombed out World War I German War Dog kennel near Lorraine, France on September 15, 1918, this German Shepherd Dog would go on to become the most ...
    12/20/2014 - 10:48 pm | View Website
  • Rin-Tin-Tin: The True Story
    There is so much fiction surrounding the original Rin Tin Tin’s discovery in France it’s difficult if not impossible to know the true story.
    12/20/2014 - 8:32 pm | View Website
  • Amazon.com: Susan Orlean: Books, Biography, Blog ...
    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 ...
    12/20/2014 - 4:14 pm | View Website
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