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The Resource The orchid thief, Susan Orlean

The orchid thief, Susan Orlean

Label
The orchid thief
Title
The orchid thief
Statement of responsibility
Susan Orlean
Title variation
Adaptation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the life and times of John Laroche, a plant smuggler and orchid thief, and the eccentric world of Florida's obsessed collectors of rare plants
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Biography type
individual biography
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155491
Cataloging source
JPL
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Orlean, Susan
Dewey number
635.934409759
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Laroche, John
  • Orlean, Susan
  • Nursery growers
  • Plant collectors
  • Polyradicion lindenii
  • Orchids
Target audience
adult
Label
The orchid thief, Susan Orlean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-284) and a reader's companion including an interview with the author and topics for reading group discussion
Control code
ocm43319028
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine ed.
Extent
xiv, 284, [13] p.
Isbn
9780449003718
Lccn
99090911
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-3430
Label
The orchid thief, Susan Orlean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-284) and a reader's companion including an interview with the author and topics for reading group discussion
Control code
ocm43319028
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Ballantine ed.
Extent
xiv, 284, [13] p.
Isbn
9780449003718
Lccn
99090911
System control number
(Sirsi) ABW-3430

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