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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display_descriptionChronicles 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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Orlean, Susan
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title_displayThe orchid thief
title_fullThe 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
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