Orchid Thief, The: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

Orlean, Susan

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Éditeur
Vintage
Pages
368
Parution
mai 2000
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
198 × 129 × 23 cm
EAN
9780099289586
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The story of orchid thief and obsessive, John Laroche, and the bizarre world of the orchid fanciers of Florida. The world of the orchid hunters, breeders and showmen, their rivalries, vendettas and crimes, smuggling, thefts and worse provide the backdrop to an exploration of one of the byways of human nature, the obsessive world of the collector.
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