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The Resource The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid, Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino

The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid, Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino

Label
The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid
Title
The scent of scandal
Title remainder
greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid
Statement of responsibility
Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino
Title variation
scent of scandal
Title variation remainder
greed, betrayal, and the worlds most beautiful orchid
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the court case involving the smuggler of a rare ladyslipper orchid from Peru, the federal government, and scientists from the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, describing the extremes collectors will go to in the pursuit of rare plants
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10115793
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pittman, Craig
Dewey number
584/.409759
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK495.O64
LC item number
P52 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The Florida history and culture series
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  • Phragmipedium
  • Endangered plants
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • Kovach, Michael
  • Scandals
  • Criminal investigation
  • Orchid industry
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid
Label
The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid, Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cast of Characters -- Prologue: The Choice of Snakes -- The Most Beautiful Party in Town -- The Garden of Earthly Delights -- The Adventurer -- The Carpenter -- The Holy Grail -- The Rival -- The Race -- The Investigation -- The Last Condor -- The Law and the Loophole -- The Circular Firing Squad -- The Stories They Told -- The Judges -- The Hike from Hell -- The Courtroom Drama -- The Scarlet Letter -- The Final Showdown -- Epilogue: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of
Control code
2012001105
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780813039749
Lccn
2012001105
Label
The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid, Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cast of Characters -- Prologue: The Choice of Snakes -- The Most Beautiful Party in Town -- The Garden of Earthly Delights -- The Adventurer -- The Carpenter -- The Holy Grail -- The Rival -- The Race -- The Investigation -- The Last Condor -- The Law and the Loophole -- The Circular Firing Squad -- The Stories They Told -- The Judges -- The Hike from Hell -- The Courtroom Drama -- The Scarlet Letter -- The Final Showdown -- Epilogue: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of
Control code
2012001105
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780813039749
Lccn
2012001105

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