8.2 × 5.4 × 1.2 in
October 2, 2012
Large Print Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1594135614
ISBN - 13: 9781594135613
About the Book
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.
From the Publisher
A New York Times bestseller, A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, A Booklist Best Book of the Year -- Susan Orlean is a staff writer for The New Yorker and has also written for Outside, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Vogue. She is the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief. She has been hailed as "a national treasure" by The Washington Post. He believed the dog was immortal. So begins this powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin?s journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin is the ultimate must-read for anyone who loves great dogs or great yarns.
About the Author
Susan Orlean is a staff writer for The New Yorker and has also written for Outside, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and Vogue. She graduated from the University of Michigan and worked as a reporter in Portland, Oregon, and Boston, Massachusetts. Orlean is the author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend. She now lives in New York City and can be reached via the internet at www.susanorlean.com