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Product Description: Foreword by Susan OrleanA charming facsimile edition of celebrated British illustrator Lucy Dawson’s 1937 classic collection of highly detailed and loveable drawings of dogs, complete with a cloth spine and ribbon marker—the companion volume to the acclaimed Dogs As I See Them...read more
By Susan Orlean (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780062412904 | Harper Design Intl, November 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Foreword by Susan OrleanA charming facsimile edition of celebrated British illustrator Lucy Dawson’s 1937 classic collection of highly detailed and loveable drawings of dogs, complete with a cloth spine and ribbon marker—the companion volume to the acclaimed Dogs As I See Them.

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Product Description: Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing.Since its inception, The Atavist Magazine has been a pioneer of today’s longform journalism renaissance...read more
By Susan Orlean (introduced by) and Evan Ratliff (editor)

Paperback:

9780393352719 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 26, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing.

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Product Description: Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it’s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques—some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself. This collection of 20 gripping, beautifully-written nonfiction narratives is as diverse as the genre Creative Nonfiction magazine has helped popularize...read more
By Susan Orlean (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781937163167 | Pgw, August 26, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it’s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques—some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself.

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Product Description: One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal).He believed the dog was immortal...read more

Hardcover:

9781410443441 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 16, 2011), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestselling Author -- He believed the dog was immortal.
9781439190135 | 1 edition (Simon & Schuster, September 27, 2011), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: He believed the dog was immortal.

Paperback:

9781439190142 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 9, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One of the most acclaimed nonfiction books of 2011, Susan Orlean’s New York Times bestseller Rin Tin Tin is “an unforgettable book about the mutual devotion between one man and one dog” (The Wall Street Journal).
9781594135613 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, October 2, 2012), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "He believed the dog was immortal.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781442344969 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, September 27, 2011), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin's improbable introduction to Hollywood leads to the dog's first blockbuster film and over time, the many radio programs, movies, and television shows that follow...read more

Paperback:

9780857896292 | Atlantic Books, February 1, 2012, cover price $24.65 | About this edition: From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world.

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Product Description: From Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin, comes a new edition of her first book, a quirky classic of narrative journalism that offers an irresistible portrait of how Saturday night in America is lived—with a new Afterword by the author...read more

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9781451660982 | Simon & Schuster, August 16, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: From Susan Orlean, the bestselling author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin, comes a new edition of her first book, a quirky classic of narrative journalism that offers an irresistible portrait of how Saturday night in America is lived—with a new Afterword by the author.

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Product Description: Cooper Gillespie, an extremely intelligent and handsome Welsh springer spaniel, is a dog of discriminating taste and strong opinions. Now Cooper, with the assistance of cookbook author Sally Sampson and the transcription services of his favorite human, Susan Orlean, has put together 50 delectable recipes for snacks, meals, and treats for your canine companion...read more

Paperback:

9781416560708 | 1 edition (Simon & Schuster, June 19, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Cooper Gillespie, an extremely intelligent and handsome Welsh springer spaniel, is a dog of discriminating taste and strong opinions.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Orchid Thief comes a smart, hilarious take on what babies contribute—or don’t—to the world.   Ever experienced stroller envy? Ever wished you were applauded just for walking across a room? Ever wanted to loaf about the park on a blanket in the middle of a school day with nothing on your agenda but being relaxed and happy? Then you should be a baby...read more
By G. Brian Karas (illustrator) and Susan Orlean

Hardcover:

9780134749174, titled "Introduction to Financial Accounting" | 5th edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1993), cover price $72.82 | also contains Introduction to Financial Accounting | About this edition: Covers balance sheets, inventories, depreciation, liabilities, and financial statements

School and Library:

9780810970274 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Orchid Thief comes a smart, hilarious take on what babies contribute—or don’t—to the world.

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Edited by the critically acclaimed author of The Orchid Thief, the latest volume in the annual series presents a wide-ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and Web sites and encompassing contributions by Ian Frazier, David Halberstam, Ann Patchett, Peter Hessler, and others. Simultaneous.
By Susan Orlean (editor) and Jason Wilson (editor)

Hardcover:

9780618582174 | Houghton Mifflin, October 10, 2007, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

Paperback:

9780618582181 | Mariner Books, October 10, 2007, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

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The best-selling author of The Orchid Thief presents a selection of her intriguing travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780786272891 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 2, 2005), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of her travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois.
9780679462934 | Random House Inc, September 28, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of her travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois.

Paperback:

9780812974874 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, October 11, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The best-selling author of The Orchid Thief presents a selection of her intriguing travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739313909 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 28, 2004), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of her travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780739313893 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 28, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author presents a selection of her travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois.

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Edited by the author of The Orchid Thief, a new collection of the finest nonfiction essays published over the past year incorporates the work of distinguished masters of the essay genre, including Roger Angell, Andrea Barrett, David Sedaris, Holly Welker, and others. Simultaneous.
By Susan Orlean (editor)

Hardcover:

9780618357123 | Houghton Mifflin, October 5, 2005, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals

Paperback:

9780618357130 | Mariner Books, October 5, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals

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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. (Tie-in to upcoming feature film directed by Spike Jonze and starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep.) (Biography)

Hardcover:

9781568957364 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, July 1, 1999), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: 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
9780679447399 | David McKay Co, January 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 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:

9780449003718 | Ballantine Books, January 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: 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:

9780553756562 | Unabridged edition (Random House, September 1, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: 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.
9781565116900 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, July 18, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 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:

9781565116894 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 1, 2002), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: 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:

9780613280099 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: 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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In a collection of essays from The New Yorker, the acclaimed author of The Orchid Thief offers a series of intriguing profiles of some of the colorful people she has encountered, from the first female Spanish matador to the African king who drives a New York City cab to Silly Billy, a popular entertainer on the children's birthday-party circuit. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780783894959 | G K Hall & Co, July 1, 2001, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The bestselling author of The Orchid Thief is back — and she's brought some friends — in this wonderfully entertaining collection of the acclaimed New Yorker writer's best and brightest profiles.
9780679462989 | Random House Inc, January 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In a collection of essays from The New Yorker, the author offers profiles of some of the colorful people she has encountered, from the first female Spanish matador to the African king who drives a New York City cab.

Paperback:

9780375758638 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, January 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The author offers profiles of some of the colorful people she has encountered, from the first female Spanish matador to the African king who drives a New York City cab.

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How is Saturday night different now than in the past? Susan Orlean traveled the country to find out. She gives an eye-opening view of unusual pastimes and passions as Saturday night becomes a metaphor for the vitality of the American spirit.

Hardcover:

9780735100091, titled "Saturday Night" | 1 edition (Replica Books, October 1, 1997), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A close-up look at what Americans do on Saturday nights draws on travels throughout the country to describe classic weekend situations, types of people, places and communities, entertainment patterns, and other topics
9780394573366, titled "Saturday Night" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A close-up look at what Americans do on Saturday nights draws on travels through-out the country to describe classic weekend situations, types of people, places and communities, entertainment patterns, and other topics

Paperback:

9780449220016 | Reprint edition (Crest, September 1, 1991), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A close-up look at what Americans do on Saturday nights draws on travels throughout the country to describe classic weekend situations, types of people, places and communities, entertainment patterns, and other topics

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Provides a humorous view of aspects of New England life such as baked beans, candlepins, Filene's Basement, preppies, and Harvard Square

Paperback:

9780571129829 | Faber & Faber, April 1, 1987, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Provides a humorous view of aspects of New England life such as baked beans, candlepins, Filene's Basement, preppies, and Harvard Square

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