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.

  • 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 later small-screen incarnation, but she became obsessed by ...
    06/2/2012 - 3:54 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 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Six questions with Rin Tin Tin author Susan Orlean
    Thomas Gladysz: In your book, you write about the Rin Tin Tin figure which sat on your grandfather's desk which you admired as a youth. When and how did the idea of writing about Rin Rin Tin come to you as an adult and as a writer? Susan Orlean ...
    10/30/2011 - 7:34 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    10/26/2011 - 5:57 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 7:29 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 4:16 pm | View Website
  • Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean ...
    He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and ...
    07/29/2014 - 12:17 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/28/2014 - 11:02 am | View Website
  • Follow the Piper: A Dog Named Rin Tin Tin
    Here are some important things to know about Rin Tin Tin: 1. He was a real, live dog. 2. He had a big career in movies and on TV. 3. He was the sire of ...
    07/28/2014 - 5:19 am | View Website
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