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The Orchid Thief

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4 out of 5
Based on 6,404 Ratings and 922 Reviews

Book Description
Orchidelirium is the name the Victorians gave to the flower madness that is for botanical collectors the equivalent of gold fever. Wealthy orchid fanatics of that era sent explorers (heavily armed, more to protect themselves against other orchid seekers than against hostile natives or wild animals) to unmapped territories in search of new varieties of Cattleya and Paphiopedilum. As knowledge of th... More
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Audio
BindingAudio CD (29 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100553756567
ISBN-13978-0553756562
Publication Date10/29/2002
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About Susan Orlean (Author) : Susan Orlean is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Susan Orlean include The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (Unabridged), Lazy L... more
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About Jennifer Jay Myers (Narrator, Reader) : Jennifer Jay Myers is a published narrator. A published credit of Jennifer Jay Myers is The Orchid Thief.
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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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