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The Orchid Thief
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher David McKay Co
Publication date January 1, 1999
Pages 284
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679447399
ISBN-10 0679447393
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 10 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $25.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A staff writer for The New Yorker 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. 25,000 first printing. Tour.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Orchid Thief : A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean. Ballantine Books, Inc.,1998

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Hardcover
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With Susan Orlrean | Large print edition from Wheeler Pub Inc (July 1, 1999)
9781568957364 | details & prices | 353 pages | 6.25 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $26.95
About: 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
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from David McKay Co (January 1, 1999)
9780679447399 | details & prices | 284 pages | 6.25 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $25.00
About: 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
Paperback
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from Ballantine Books (January 1, 2000)
9780449003718 | details & prices | 284 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.64 lbs | List price $16.00
About: 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
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780553756562 Book cover for 9781565116900
 
With Jennifer Jay Myers (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Random House (September 1, 2002)
9780553756562 | details & prices | 6.00 × 4.75 × 2.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $39.95
About: 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.
With Anna Fields (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Highbridge Co (July 18, 2002)
9781565116900 | details & prices | 5.75 × 4.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $29.95
About: 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.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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With Anna Fields (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Highbridge Co (September 1, 2002)
9781565116894 | details & prices | 4.00 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $26.95
About: 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.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (September 1, 2000)
9780613280099 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $27.00
About: 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

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