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.

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    one of the biggest hits is The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin. This tale of a boy and his special dog is at the heart of the latest book by American writer Susan Orlean. Like most baby boomers, she knew of Rin Tin Tin (or at least a Rin Tin Tin) only in his ...
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    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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Susan Orlean: Rin Tin Tin
    In Rin Tin Tin: The Life And The Legend, Susan Orlean trains her expert pen on the German shepherd film and television actor with the same wide-angle absorption she brings to her human profiles. The international movie star whose death merited inclusion in ...
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  • 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.
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    Reviews. Publishers Weekly "Stirring ... A tale of passion and dedication overcoming adversity ... Even readers coming to Rin Tin Tin for the first time will find it ...
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  • The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
    The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin is an American children's television program. Beginning in October 1954 until May 1959, 166 episodes originally aired on ABC television ...
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