The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
分享
扫描下方二维码分享到微信
打开微信,点击右上角”+“,
使用”扫一扫“即可将网页分享到朋友圈。
作者:
出版社: Random House Publishing Group
2000-01
ISBN: 9780449003718
定价: 179.00
装帧: 平装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 320页
正文语种: 英语
  • ANEWYORKTIMESNOTABLEBOOK

    Amodernclassicofpersonaljournalism,TheOrchidThiefisSusanOrlean’swickedlyfunny,elegant,andcaptivatingtaleofanamazingobsession.

    FromFlorida’sswampstoitscourtrooms,theNewYorkerwriterfollowsonedeeplyeccentricandoddlyattractiveman’spossiblycriminalpursuitofanendangeredflower.Determinedtoclonetherareghostorchid,Polyrrhizalindenii,JohnLarocheleadsOrleanonanunforgettabletourofAmerica’sstrangeflower-sellingsubculture,alongwiththeSeminoleswhohelphimandtheforcesofjusticewhofighthim.Intheend,Orlean–andthereader–willhavemorerespectforunderdogdeterminationandapowerfulnewdefinitionofpassion.

    PraiseforTheOrchidThief:

    “Fascinating...talesoftheft,hatred,greed,jealousy,madness,andbackstabbing...anengrossingjourney.”
    –LosAngelesTimes

    “Irresistible...abrilliantlyreportedaccountofanillicitschemetohousebreakFlorida’swildandendangeredghostorchid...ItscentralfigureisJohnLaroche,the‘oddballultimate’ofasubculturewhosemembersaresoenthralledbyorchidsthey‘pursuethemlikelovers.’”
    –MinneapolisStarTribune

    “Artful...inMs.Orlean’sskillfulhandling,herorchidstoryturnsouttobedistinctly‘somethingmore.’...[Her]portraitofhersometimessad-makingorchidthiefallowsthereadertodiscoveracresofopportunitywhereintriguingthingscanbefound.”
    –TheNewYorkTimes

    “Zestful...aswashbucklingpieceofreportingthatcelebratessomevirtuesthatmadeAmericagreat.”
    –TheWallStreetJournal

    “Deliciouslyweird...compelling.”
    –DetroitFreePress, SusanOrleanhasbeenastaffwriterforTheNewYorkersince1992andhasalsowrittenforOutside,Esquire,RollingStone,andVogue.ShegraduatedfromtheUniversityofMichiganandwasaNiemanFellowatHarvardUniversity.ShenowlivesinLosAngelesandupstateNewYorkwithherhusbandandson.


    FromtheHardcoveredition.,,
  • 内容简介:
    ANEWYORKTIMESNOTABLEBOOK

    Amodernclassicofpersonaljournalism,TheOrchidThiefisSusanOrlean’swickedlyfunny,elegant,andcaptivatingtaleofanamazingobsession.

    FromFlorida’sswampstoitscourtrooms,theNewYorkerwriterfollowsonedeeplyeccentricandoddlyattractiveman’spossiblycriminalpursuitofanendangeredflower.Determinedtoclonetherareghostorchid,Polyrrhizalindenii,JohnLarocheleadsOrleanonanunforgettabletourofAmerica’sstrangeflower-sellingsubculture,alongwiththeSeminoleswhohelphimandtheforcesofjusticewhofighthim.Intheend,Orlean–andthereader–willhavemorerespectforunderdogdeterminationandapowerfulnewdefinitionofpassion.

    PraiseforTheOrchidThief:

    “Fascinating...talesoftheft,hatred,greed,jealousy,madness,andbackstabbing...anengrossingjourney.”
    –LosAngelesTimes

    “Irresistible...abrilliantlyreportedaccountofanillicitschemetohousebreakFlorida’swildandendangeredghostorchid...ItscentralfigureisJohnLaroche,the‘oddballultimate’ofasubculturewhosemembersaresoenthralledbyorchidsthey‘pursuethemlikelovers.’”
    –MinneapolisStarTribune

    “Artful...inMs.Orlean’sskillfulhandling,herorchidstoryturnsouttobedistinctly‘somethingmore.’...[Her]portraitofhersometimessad-makingorchidthiefallowsthereadertodiscoveracresofopportunitywhereintriguingthingscanbefound.”
    –TheNewYorkTimes

    “Zestful...aswashbucklingpieceofreportingthatcelebratessomevirtuesthatmadeAmericagreat.”
    –TheWallStreetJournal

    “Deliciouslyweird...compelling.”
    –DetroitFreePress,
  • 作者简介:
    SusanOrleanhasbeenastaffwriterforTheNewYorkersince1992andhasalsowrittenforOutside,Esquire,RollingStone,andVogue.ShegraduatedfromtheUniversityofMichiganandwasaNiemanFellowatHarvardUniversity.ShenowlivesinLosAngelesandupstateNewYorkwithherhusbandandson.


    FromtheHardcoveredition.,,
查看详情
好书推荐 / 更多
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
现代性
汪民安
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
现代性的性别守望者·镜与灯
[美]芮塔·菲尔斯基(Rita Felski) 著
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
世纪三书·世纪的诞生:中国革命与政治的逻辑(20世纪的中国第一部)
汪晖 著
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
复眼的映像
桥本忍
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
别再问我什么是嘻哈①
大和田俊之 著;耳田 译;[日]长谷川町藏
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
理性与神秘
[法]阿尔贝·加缪 著;叶仁杰 译;朱佳琪
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
荒诞的幽灵:现代虚无主义的根源与批判
[美]唐纳德·A.克罗斯比(Donald A. Crosby)
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
生存还是毁灭:人生终极困境的坦率指南
[南非]大卫·贝纳塔
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
不正义的多重面孔
[美]朱迪丝·N·施克莱 著;钱一栋 译
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
卡利普索(美式幽默作家之王,全球累计销量破千万册!)
[美]大卫·塞达里斯 著
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
未来生活简史:科技如何塑造未来(《未来简史》作者尤瓦尔·赫拉利重磅推荐)
[以色列]罗伊·泽扎纳 著;寇莹莹 译
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession
宇宙的起源:一本人人读得懂的宇宙学科普读物,为你揭晓宇宙起源之谜!
[英]约翰·巴罗 著;黄静 译;湛庐文化 出品