Rin Tin Tin

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Rin Tin Tin

The Life and the Legend

By Susan Orlean

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410443441, 533pp.

Publication Date: December 16, 2011

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)

About the Author
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", which was made into the Academy Award winning film "Adaptation". She lives with her family and her animals in upstate New York and may be reached at SusanOrlean.com and Twitter.com/SusanOrlean.