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Orlean, Susan

Overview
Works: 74 works in 241 publications in 8 languages and 14,450 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Anecdotes  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Recipes  Humor  Catalogs 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: SB63.L315, 635.934409759
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Rin Tin Tin : the life and the legend by Susan Orlean( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,423 libraries worldwide
Allegedly found in the ruins of a bombed-out dog kennel in France during World War I, then brought to Los Angeles by Lee Duncan, the soldier who found and trained him, by 1927 Rin Tin Tin had become Hollywood's number one box-office star. Susan Orlean's book--about the dog and the legend--is a poignant exploration of the enduring bond between humans and animals. It is also a richly textured history of twentieth-century entertainment and entrepreneurship. It spans ninety years and explores everything from the shift in status of dogs from working farmhands to beloved family members, from the birth of obedience training to the evolution of dog breeding, from the rise of Hollywood to the past and present of dogs in war.--From publisher description
The bullfighter checks her makeup : my encounters with extraordinary people by Susan Orlean( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
A collection of more than thirty-five profiles of people--and even a champion show dog named Biff--from the known to the unknown. All have been previously published in various magazines, such as: The New Yorker, Women Outside, and Rolling Stone
Saturday night by Susan Orlean( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, before she wrote The Orchid Thief , Susan Orlean was a journalist with a question: What makes Saturday night so special? To answer it, she embarked on a remarkable journey across the country and spent the evening with all sorts of people in all sorts of places?hipsters in Los Angeles, car cruisers in small-town Indiana, coeds in Boston, the homeless in New York, a lounge band in Portland, quincea?era revelers in Phoenix, and more?to chronicle the one night of the week when we do the things we want to do rather than the things we need to do. The result is an irresistible portrait of how Saturday night in America is lived that remains
Lazy little loafers by Susan Orlean( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
While walking to school, lugging a heavy backpack through New York City one morning, a disgruntled child questions why babies are so lazy, spending their days on useless activities such as napping and babbling rather than getting jobs
Blue crush by Yue han shi ta wei er( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Ann-Marie, a big-wave surfer on the North Shore of Oahu, strives to make a comeback after nearly drowning in a surfing competition. Her life becomes more complicated by her romance with a handsome football player. Ann-Marie struggles between her need to prove herself and her desire to take the easy way out
Rin Tin Tin [the life and the legend] by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Rin-Tin-Tin was discovered on a WWI battlefield in 1918. The adorable German shepherd went on to star in several movies throughout the 1920s and 30s. Eventually, his legacy was cemented in a popular 1950s television program
The best American essays 2005 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of twenty-five essays originally published in various periodicals by a number of noted writers including Roger Angell, Andrea Barrett, Jonathan Franzen, and others
The orchid thief a true story of beauty and obsession by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Fascinating, witty, and bizarre, this true story of beauty and obsession in Florida weaves a seductive tale of plant smugglers, swamp explorers, and the strange effects orchids have on the eccentric collectors who must possess them
Rin Tin Tin : the life and legend of the world's most famous dog by Susan Orlean( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Allegedly found in the ruins of a bombed-out dog kennel in France during World War I, then brought to Los Angeles by Lee Duncan, the soldier who found and trained him, by 1927 Rin Tin Tin had become Hollywood's number one box-office star. Susan Orlean's book--about the dog and the legend--is a poignant exploration of the enduring bond between humans and animals. It is also a richly textured history of twentieth-century entertainment and entrepreneurship. It spans ninety years and explores everything from the shift in status of dogs from working farmhands to beloved family members, from the birth of obedience training to the evolution of dog breeding, from the rise of Hollywood to the past and present of dogs in war
The best American travel writing 2007 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites
The orchid thief a true story of beauty and obsession by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Fascinating, witty, and bizarre, this true story of beauty and obsession in Florida weaves a seductive tale of plant smugglers, swamp explorers, and the strange effects orchids have on the eccentric collectors who must possess them
The orchid thief by Susan Orlean( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The author follows the story-line of John Laroche, an orchid thief, through the swamps of south Florida. His plans for cloning rare orchids and selling them to collectors have brought him to the attention of the Federal Government, environmentalists, Native Americans, and "devoted orchid collectors."
Red Sox and bluefish and other things that make New England New England by Susan Orlean( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Flowers in shadow : a photographer rediscovers a Victorian botanical journal by Zeva Oelbaum( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The orchid thief by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Fascinating, witty, and bizarre, this true story of beauty and obsession in Florida weaves a seductive tale of plant smugglers, swamp explorers, and the strange effects orchids have on the eccentric collectors who must possess them
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( visu )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot. DVD
Rin Tin Tin the life and the legend by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Rin-Tin-Tin was discovered on a WWI battlefield in 1918. The adorable German shepherd went on to star in several movies throughout the 1920s and 30s. Eventually, his legacy was cemented in a popular 1950s television program
Throw me a bone : 50 healthy, canine taste-tested recipes for snacks, meals, and treats by Sally Sampson( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The bullfighter checks her makeup : encounters with clowns, kings, singers and surfers - not to mention a dog by Susan Orlean( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Lan hua zei by Lin Ou( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 29 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
オーリアン, スーザン
Languages
English (173)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
Danish (2)
Korean (2)
German (1)
French (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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