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Orlean, Susan

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Summary: 'How we interact with animals has preoccupied philosophers, poets, and naturalists for ages,' writes Susan Orlean. Since the age of six, when Orlean wrote and illustrated a book called Herbert the Near-Sighted Pigeon, she's been drawn to stories about how we live with animals, and how they abide by us. Now, in On Animals, she examines animal-human relationships through the compelling tales she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 ORL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 591.5 ORL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9344 ORL

Orlean, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9344 ORL

Orlean, Susan

Summary: Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to the beloved institution of libraries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 027 ORL

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