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Orlean, Susan

10 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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Orlean, Susan.

Summary: Fascinating, witty, and bizarre, this true story of beauty and obsession in Florida weaves a seductive tale of plant smugglers, swamp explorers, and the strange effects orchids have on the eccentric collectors who must possess them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Co. 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 635.9344 ORL

Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, patrons and staff outside of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous, reaching 2000 degrees and burning for more than seven hours. It consumed four hundred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Orlean, Susan.

Summary: Chronicles the 1994 crime story of John Laroche, a plant dealer who teamed up with three Seminole Indians to steal rare orchids from a southern Florida swamp with the intention of having the orchids cloned to sell to collectors; examines the ramifications of the case, which concerned a wide variety of groups, including environmentalists, Native Americans, and orchid enthusiasts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 635.9344 ORL

Orlean, Susan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 910.4 ORL

Orlean, Susan.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Fascinating, witty, and bizarre, this true story of beauty and obsession in Florida weaves a seductive tale of plant smugglers, swamp explorers, and the strange effects orchids have on the eccentric collectors who must possess them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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Orlean, Susan.

Contents: Forever -- Foundlings -- The silver screen -- Heroes -- The phenomenon -- The leap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.73 Orlean 2012

Orlean, Susan

Summary: Reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire, while exploring the crucial role that libraries play in modern American culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon and Schuster Audio 2018

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Orlean, Susan

Summary: "On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual false alarm. As one fireman recounted later, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous: it reached 2000 degrees and burned for more than seven...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 027 ORL

Orlean, Susan.

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Summary: Chronicles the rise of the iconic German shepherd character while sharing the stories of the real WWI dog and the canine performer in the 1950s television show, and explores Rin Tin Tin's relevance in the military and popular culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.737 ORL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIN TIN TIN ORL

Orlean, Susan.

Summary: He believed the dog was immortal. So begins this powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. 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 is the ultimate must-read for anyone who loves great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 636.7 ORL

Summary: Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ADA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2003

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Oroyan, Susanna.

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Publisher / Publication Date: C & T Pub. 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.592 Oroyan

Oroyan, Susanna.

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Publisher / Publication Date: C&T Pub. 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.592 Oroyan