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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

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2 votes
2007 reading list (97 items)
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Published 13 years, 9 months ago

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A shame the story is lost in repetitious

15 years, 6 months ago at Jan 22 16:13
I really wanted to like this book, being a plant person with some interest in orchids and a small knowledge of their history. The book did have some interesting information, too bad it was buried in all the filler or repeated so many times you wondered if the book had an editor and if that editor bothered to read it or just skimmed through. I would think 1/3-1/2 could have been trimmed off and not... read more
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Manufacturer: Ballantine Books
Release date: 4 January 2000
ISBN-10 : 044900371X | ISBN-13: 9780449003718
Tags: True Crime (2), Orchids (2), Movie (1), Theft (1), Trial (1), Flowers (1), Collecting (1), Smuggling (1), Plants (1), Library Sale (1)
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bandofsisters rated this 7/10 4 years, 10 months ago