Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend.

By Susan Orlean. Publisher: Simon & Schuster


In a passionate work of discovery, Orlean chronicles the never-before-told, genuinely dramatic, and surprisingly consequential story of canine hero and film and television star Rin Tin Tin, shining light on many overlooked facets of American history. (Top of the List winner—Adult Nonfiction.)




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2011 - Selection(s)