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Rin Tin Tin

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Description for Rin Tin Tin Paperback. 'Rin Tin Tin is a remarkable book.. A wonderfully entertaining account of one of the strangest partnerships in a very strange milieu' John Banville, Guardian Num Pages: 336 pages, 2 x 8pp b/w plate sectons. BIC Classification: BGF; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 21. Weight in Grams: 252.
Rin Tin Tin was born on a battlefield in France towards the end of WW1. He died in 1932, supposedly in the arms of Jean Harlow, the original 'blonde bombshell', epic in death as he was in life. In his prime, he was one of Hollywood's the biggest stars. He received two thousand fan letters a month, had jewels, furs and a private driver, had his paw-print set for posterity on Hollywood Boulevard and was credited with saving Warner Brothers from bankruptcy - twice. His owner, Lee Duncan, was so completely devoted to him that when his wife sued for ... Read more

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Atlantic Books
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London, United Kingdom
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About Susan Orlean
Susan Orlean has been a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1992 and has also written for Esquire, Vogue and Rolling Stone. She is the author of five books including the international bestseller The Orchid Thief, the inspiration for the film Adaptation, directed by Spike Jonze and starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep. Susan Orlean lives in Boston.

Reviews for Rin Tin Tin
Fascinating... It is not only a story of fame, money and dogs, but also an engagingly written meditation on the things that survive us through singular obsession
Sunday Times
A marvellous achievement, not so much the biography of a dog as a fully realised exploration of 20th century America... Fun, engaging, informative, passionate and authoritative, and mercifully unsentimental, ... Read more

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