Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean audiobook

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

By Susan Orlean
Read by Susan Orlean

Simon & Schuster Audio
12.40 Hours 1
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One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal). He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from abandoned puppy to movie star and international icon. Spanning almost one hundred years of history, from the dog’s improbable discovery on a battlefield in 1918 to his tumultuous rise through Hollywood and beyond, Rin Tin Tin is a love story about "the mutual devotion between one man and one dog" (The Wall Street Journal) that is also a quintessentially American story of reinvention, a captivating exploration of our spiritual bond with animals, and a stirring meditation on mortality and immortality.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

One of the 2011 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Nonfiction

A 2011 Publishers Weekly Best Book

Selected for the October 2011 Indie Next List

One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal).

He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving account of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from abandoned puppy to movie star and international icon. Spanning almost one hundred years of history, from the dog’s improbable discovery on a battlefield in 1918 to his tumultuous rise through Hollywood and beyond, Rin Tin Tin is a love story about "the mutual devotion between one man and one dog" (The Wall Street Journal) that is also a quintessentially American story of reinvention, a captivating exploration of our spiritual bond with animals, and a stirring meditation on mortality and immortality.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Fascinating and big-hearted…This book is for anyone who has ever had a dog or loved a dog.” Ann Patchett
“Susan Orlean has produced a hugely entertaining and unforgettable reading experience.”  Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin and Einstein 
“I adored this book.”  Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Author

Author Bio: Susan Orlean

Author Bio: Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1992. She is the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including The Library Book, Rin Tin Tin, and Saturday Night, as well as The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Award–winning film Adaptation. She lives with her family and her animals in Los Angeles and may be reached at SusanOrlean.com and on Twitter @SusanOrlean.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 12.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English