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Orlean, Susan

Overview
Works: 82 works in 286 publications in 10 languages and 15,332 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Anecdotes  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Recipes 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: SF429.G37, 636.7376092
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Rin Tin Tin : the life and the legend by Susan Orlean( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,563 WorldCat member 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member 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
Blue crush by Lizzy Weiss( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann-Marie, a big-wave surfer on the North Shore of Oahu, drives 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 and her surfer buddies work as maids at a posh resort and share a beach shack with Anne-Marie's wayward young sister. Ann-Marie struggles between her need to prove herself and her desire to take the easy way out
Saturday night by Susan Orlean( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago, before she wrote The Orchid Thief or was hailed as "a national treasure" by The Washington Post, 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, quinceaNera 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 771 WorldCat member 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
Rin Tin Tin : [the life and the legend] by Susan Orlean( Recording )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member 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 420 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member 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
Two by Melissa Ann Pinney( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of captivating and thought-provoking photographs by award-winning photographer Melissa Ann Pinney that contemplate the essence of duality in our relationships and in the world that surrounds us. Pinney, whose work is in the permanent collections of dozens of American museums, including the Metropolitan, MoMA, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Getty, aims her lens at pairs--mostly, but not always human--that display or imply elusive connections of mind, of spirit, or of simply the act of being
The orchid thief by Susan Orlean( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliantly reported account of an illicit scheme to housebreak Florida's wild and endangered ghost orchid ... its central figure is John Laroche, the 'oddball ultimate' of a subculture whose members are so enthralled by orchids they 'pursue them like lovers'
Rin Tin Tin : the life and legend of the world's most famous dog by Susan Orlean( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member 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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites
Love and ruin : tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing. Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered an unprecedented eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents the finest examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts. The collection includes Leslie Jamison's landmark portrait of a lonely whale named "52 Blue," Matthew Shaer's harrowing account of a shipwreck during Hurricane Sandy, and James Verini's prize-winning tale of romance and courage in Afghanistan. The fascinating and original writing in Love and Ruin demonstrates why The Atavist has become the leader in publishing "remarkable . . . can't look away pieces of multimedia journalism" (New York Times)" --
William Wegman paintings by William Wegman( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wegman's postcard paintings reflect a lifetime of engagement with narrative, perspective, art history, architecture, popular culture, humour and philosophy in art. Starting with one or more vintage postcards, Wegman constructs scenes that range from intimate interiors to cosmic vistas, filling audaciously complex spaces with intriguing incident. Collected together, the paintings possess the universal, encyclopedic and mysterious qualities of their source materials and are accompanied by stories made up by a stellar roster of contributors. -- Provided by publisher
One : sons & daughters by Edward Mapplethorpe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This publication celebrates the first birthday as a pivotal milestone in life's journey and the hope and promise of what is to come"--Foreword
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 63 WorldCat member 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 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throw me a bone : 50 healthy, canine taste-tested recipes for snacks, meals, and treats by Sally Sampson( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooper Gillespie, an extremely intelligent and handsome Welsh springer spaniel, is a dog of discriminating taste and strong opinions. Now Cooper, with the assistance of cookbook author Sally Sampson and the transcription services of his favorite human, Susan Orlean, has put together 50 delectable recipes for snacks, meals, and treats for your canine companion. Maybe you're cooking everything because your collie has colitis or your Akita has a wheat allergy or your older dog just isn't thriving on commercial kibble. Maybe you're mixing up the occasional biscuit or treat to help your best fur-bearing friend over that I-just-ate-a-tennis- ball-and-don't-feel-so-good episode. Whatever the reason, the recipes in this book (which have been approved by dog trainer and nutritional consultant Stacy Alldredge) will satisfy the most discerning doggie palate. Many of them, in fact, can be shared with a favorite human (though preferably not from the same dish). Illustrated with more than 50 endearing black-and-white photographs of Cooper and friends by Cami Johnson, and liberally seasoned with stories, quotes, and nutrition tips, Throw Me a Bone makes a dog's dinner something to look forward to
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kaufman es un guionista poblado de inseguridades en su carrera profesional y en su vida personal. Cuando es contratado para adaptar el best-seller "El Ladrón de orquídeas" se queda en blanco y casi enloquece buscando la inspiración. Al mismo tiempo, su hermano gemelo triunfa con guiones simples y consigue a las mujeres más bellas. Al final, Charlie decidirá escribir un guión tan próximo a la realidad que pondrá a prueba su mente y en peligro su vida
Blue crush ; Honey ; Josie and the pussycats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josie and the pussycats: An all-female pop-rock band discovers that they are pawns in an evil plot to control the youth of America
 
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Rin Tin Tin : the life and the legend
Alternative Names
Susan Orlean American journalist

Susan Orlean Amerikaans schrijfster

Susan Orlean amerikansk författare

Susan Orlean amerikansk skribent

Susan Orlean dziennikarka amerykańska

Susan Orlean journaliste américain

Susan Orlean US-amerikanische Journalistin und Autorin

Сьюзэн Орлеан

سوزان اورلئان نویسنده آمریکایی

オーリアン, スーザン

スーザン・オーリアン

蘇珊·奧爾琳

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The bullfighter checks her makeup : my encounters with extraordinary peopleSaturday nightLazy little loafersRin Tin Tin : [the life and the legend]The best American essays 2005The orchid thief : a true story of beauty and obsessionThe orchid thiefThe best American travel writing 2007