Rin Tin Tin - The Life The Legend by Susan Orlean

Rin Tin Tin - The Life and The Legend

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.(Amazon.com)
updated 09.4.13

  • Rin Tin Tin - The Life The Legend by Susan Orlean
    Rin Tin Tin - The Life The Legend by Sus…
  • Author Susan Orlean
    Author Susan Orlean
  • Rin Tin Tin and Lee Duncan Autographed Picture - First, some background: Near the end of the First World War, Rin was discovered by an American serviceman, Lee Duncan, on a battlefield in France. Within a couple years, the German Shepherd was one of the first truly global celebrities. When Rin first appeared before a camera, at a dog show in Los Angeles, only Charlie Chaplin’s fame had reached the level of ubiquity and nuisance we now take for granted with our own living idols.
    Rin Tin Tin and Lee Duncan Autographed P…
  • Rin Tin Tin - on alert
    Rin Tin Tin - on alert
  • Rin Tin Tin "On The Set"
    Rin Tin Tin "On The Set"
  • Lee Duncan with Rin Tin Tin near the end of WWI
    Lee Duncan with Rin Tin Tin near the end…
  • Rin Tin Tin\
    Rin Tin Tin's Star on The Hollywood Walk…
  • Rin Tin Tin was a great companion
    Rin Tin Tin was a great companion
  • Every star should have a personal chair on the set
    Every star should have a personal chair …
  • Lee Duncan and Rin Tin Tin always stopped for his fans
    Lee Duncan and Rin Tin Tin always stoppe…
  • Rin Tin Tin takes a photo opp with Lee Duncan
    Rin Tin Tin takes a photo opp with Lee D…
  • Lee Duncan with Rin Tin Tin and his many awards and trophies
    Lee Duncan with Rin Tin Tin and his many…
  • Rin Tin Tin takes a break on the movie set
    Rin Tin Tin takes a break on the movie s…
  • Rin Tin Tin and Rusty
    Rin Tin Tin and Rusty
  • Rin Tin Tin and Rusty - Comic Book Series
    Rin Tin Tin and Rusty - Comic Book Series