The orchid thief: a true story of beauty and obsession

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The orchid thief is John Laroche, a renegade plant dealer and sharply handsome guy in spite of the fact that he is missing all his teeth and has the posture of al dente spaghetti. This national bestseller follows him into the Florida swamp to relate his mesmerizing true story of beauty and obsession.
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Grouped Work ID 491cbb56-9bab-aa8f-664e-1c99528d1d3d
Grouping Title orchid thief
Grouping Author orlean susan
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Fields, Anna, 1965-2006., Myers, Jennifer Jay,
author Orlean, Susan.
author2-role Fields, Anna,1965-2006., Myers, Jennifer Jay,narrator., hoopla digital.
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display_description Chronicles the 1994 crime story of John Laroche, a plant dealer who teamed up with three Seminole Indians to steal rare orchids from a southern Florida swamp with the intention of having the orchids cloned to sell to collectors; examines the ramifications of the case, which concerned a wide variety of groups, including environmentalists, Native Americans, and orchid enthusiasts.
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subject_facet Anecdotes, Audiobooks, Biographies, Biography, Compact discs, Florida -- Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Florida -- Hollywood, Hollywood (Fla.), Large type books, Laroche, John, Laroche, John -- Compact discs, Nursery growers, Nursery growers -- Florida -- Hollywood -- Biography, Nursery growers -- Florida -- Hollywood -- Biography -- Compact discs, Orchids, Orchids -- Florida -- Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve -- Anecdotes, Orlean, Susan, Orlean, Susan -- Compact discs, Plant collectors, Plant collectors -- Florida -- Hollywood -- Biography, Plant collectors -- Florida -- Hollywood -- Biography -- Compact discs, Polyradicion lindenii, Polyradicion lindenii -- Florida -- Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve -- Anecdotes, Polyradicion lindenii -- Florida -- Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve -- Anecdotes -- Compact discs, Sound recordings
title_display The orchid thief
title_full The Orchid Thief A True Story of Beauty and Obsession, The orchid thief / Susan Orlean, The orchid thief : a true story of beauty and obsession [electronic resource] / Susan Orlean, The orchid thief [sound recording] : a true story of beauty and obsession / Susan Orlean
title_short The orchid thief
title_sub a true story of beauty and obsession
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Gardening, Laroche, John, Nature, Nonfiction, Nursery growers, Orchids, Orlean, Susan, Plant collectors, Polyradicion lindenii, Travel