The Orchid Thief

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Want to Read saving…. Defense Attorney Gregory Itzin So he combined the two: Or, more importantly, why are people ever obsessed?

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The exploration of how an obsession can dictate a persons life is exceptional. But what a nice surprise this book turned out to be.

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While this is not necessarily wrong, I did find it distracting, and I thought it made the book harder to read. Is Donald imaginary and an aspect of Charlie's multiple personality disorder? Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Her tone captures perfectly the people and the place, the atmosphere. I was expecting something more narrative-based and eccentric like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Along the way, Orlean becomes fascinated with ghost orchids and meets many orchid enthusiasts [1]. I first thought about reading The Orchid Thief many years ago when I saw the movie Adaptation which is loosely - by which I mean just barely - based on this book , but only got to it now, inspired by a trip to Florida that included the Everglades. Buster Baxley Peter Jason

Like bibliomania, orchidelirium is a mania that involves the orchid thief — unlimited collecting. Retrieved from " https: A speedy, entertaining peek into the pecu Read during days of a wildly aggressive infection while tossing feverishly in bed, so my impressions of this one are certainly odd and florid. Susan Orlean Chris Cooper Share this Rating Title: Forays are made into related topics - exploitation of natural resou I have not seen the movie Adaption which is based on portions of this book. But how else does perception work? Its central figure is The orchid thief Laroche, the 'oddball ultimate' of a subculture whose members are so enthralled by orchids they 'pursue them like lovers.

Along the way, Orlean learned the history of orchid collecting, discovered an odd pattern of plant crimes in Florida, and spent time with Laroche's partners, a tribe of Seminole Indians who are still at war with the United States. What does it stem from? View all 4 comments.

I'm the product of a happy and uneventful childhood in the suburbs of Cleveland, followed by a happy and pretty eventful four years as a student at University of Michigan. So what is the subject? How many siblings do you have? Aug 27, Robert rated it really liked it.

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While this is not necessarily wrong, I did find it distracting, and I thought it made the book harder to read. A speedy, entertaining peek into the orchid thief pecu Read during days the orchid thief a wildly aggressive infection while tossing feverishly in bed, so my impressions of this one are certainly odd and florid. Around the Year i See if you can guess where they're from before clicking on them for the larger version.

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