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Orlean, Susan

Overview
Works: 85 works in 326 publications in 10 languages and 15,229 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Anecdotes  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Essays  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: SB63.L315, 791.4372
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The bullfighter checks her makeup : my encounters with extraordinary people by Susan Orlean( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
A collection of more than thirty-five profiles of people--and even a champion show dog named Biff--from the known to the unknown. All have been previously published in various magazines, such as: The New Yorker, Women Outside, and Rolling Stone
Blue crush by John Stockwell( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Ann-Marie, a big-wave surfer on the North Shore of Oahu, drives to make a comeback after nearly drowning in a surfing competition. Her life becomes more complicated by her romance with a handsome football player. Ann-Marie and her surfer buddies work as maids at a posh resort and share a beach shack with Anne-Marie's wayward young sister. Ann-Marie struggles between her need to prove herself and her desire to take the easy way out
Saturday night by Susan Orlean( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, before she wrote The Orchid Thief or was hailed as "a national treasure" by The Washington Post, Susan Orlean was a journalist with a question: What makes Saturday night so special' To answer it, she embarked on a remarkable journey across the country and spent the evening with all sorts of people in all sorts of places'hipsters in Los Angeles, car cruisers in small-town Indiana, coeds in Boston, the homeless in New York, a lounge band in Portland, quinceaNera revelers in Phoenix, and more'to chronicle the one night of the week when we do the things we want to do rather than the things we need to do. The result is an irresistible portrait of how Saturday night in America is lived that remains
Lazy little loafers by Susan Orlean( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
While walking to school, lugging a heavy backpack through New York City one morning, a disgruntled child questions why babies are so lazy, spending their days on useless activities such as napping and babbling rather than getting jobs
Rin Tin Tin : [the life and the legend] by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Rin-Tin-Tin was discovered on a WWI battlefield in 1918. The adorable German shepherd went on to star in several movies throughout the 1920s and 30s. Eventually, his legacy was cemented in a popular 1950s television program
The orchid thief : a true story of beauty and obsession by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
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
The best American essays 2005 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of twenty-five essays originally published in various periodicals by a number of noted writers including Roger Angell, Andrea Barrett, Jonathan Franzen, and others
Love and ruin : tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine ( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing. Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered an unprecedented eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents the finest examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts. The collection includes Leslie Jamison's landmark portrait of a lonely whale named "52 Blue," Matthew Shaer's harrowing account of a shipwreck during Hurricane Sandy, and James Verini's prize-winning tale of romance and courage in Afghanistan. The fascinating and original writing in Love and Ruin demonstrates why The Atavist has become the leader in publishing "remarkable . . . can't look away pieces of multimedia journalism" (New York Times)" --
Two by Melissa Ann Pinney( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
A collection of captivating and thought-provoking photographs by award-winning photographer Melissa Ann Pinney that contemplate the essence of duality in our relationships and in the world that surrounds us. Pinney, whose work is in the permanent collections of dozens of American museums, including the Metropolitan, MoMA, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Getty, aims her lens at pairs--mostly, but not always human--that display or imply elusive connections of mind, of spirit, or of simply the act of being
The orchid thief by Susan Orlean( Book )
41 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Set in the state of Florida, this book traces the history and detail of the enigmatic orchid through the tale of John Laroche, an orchid thief
The best American travel writing 2007 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites
William Wegman paintings by William Wegman( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
William Wegman's postcard paintings reflect a lifetime of engagement with narrative, perspective, art history, architecture, popular culture, humour and philosophy in art. Starting with one or more vintage postcards, Wegman constructs scenes that range from intimate interiors to cosmic vistas, filling audaciously complex spaces with intriguing incident. Collected together, the paintings possess the universal, encyclopedic and mysterious qualities of their source materials and are accompanied by stories made up by a stellar roster of contributors. -- Provided by publisher
One : sons & daughters by Edward Mapplethorpe( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
"This publication celebrates the first birthday as a pivotal milestone in life's journey and the hope and promise of what is to come"--Foreword
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( visu )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Charlie, die kampt met een ernstig geval van writers-block, wordt gevraagd een boek te bewerken tot een filmscript. Om een einde te maken aan zijn wanhoop schrijft hij zichzelf in het script
Red Sox and bluefish and other things that make New England New England by Susan Orlean( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Flowers in shadow : a photographer rediscovers a Victorian botanical journal by Zeva Oelbaum( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Throw me a bone : 50 healthy, canine taste-tested recipes for snacks, meals, and treats by Susan Orlean( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Cooper Gillespie, an extremely intelligent and handsome Welsh springer spaniel, is a dog of discriminating taste and strong opinions. Now Cooper, with the assistance of cookbook author Sally Sampson and the transcription services of his favorite human, Susan Orlean, has put together 50 delectable recipes for snacks, meals, and treats for your canine companion. Maybe you're cooking everything because your collie has colitis or your Akita has a wheat allergy or your older dog just isn't thriving on commercial kibble. Maybe you're mixing up the occasional biscuit or treat to help your best fur-bearing friend over that I-just-ate-a-tennis- ball-and-don't-feel-so-good episode. Whatever the reason, the recipes in this book (which have been approved by dog trainer and nutritional consultant Stacy Alldredge) will satisfy the most discerning doggie palate. Many of them, in fact, can be shared with a favorite human (though preferably not from the same dish). Illustrated with more than 50 endearing black-and-white photographs of Cooper and friends by Cami Johnson, and liberally seasoned with stories, quotes, and nutrition tips, Throw Me a Bone makes a dog's dinner something to look forward to
Blue crush ; Honey ; Josie and the pussycats ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Blue crush: Ann-Marie, a big-wave surfer on the North Shore of Oahu, drives to make a comeback after nearly drowning in a surfing competition. Her life becomes more complicated by her romance with a handsome football player. Ann-Marie and her surfer buddies work as maids at a posh resort and share a beach shack with Anne-Marie's wayward young sister. Ann-Marie struggles between her need to prove herself and her desire to take the easy way out
My kind of place : [travel stories from a woman who's been everywhere] by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The author presents a selection of her travel essays, recounting her adventures in a variety of exotic locales and global subcultures, from the African music scene in Paris to the World Taxidermy Championships in Springfield, Illinois
Adaptation : the shooting script by Charlie Kaufman( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A sexually frustrated screenwriter is having trouble adapting a bestselling novel about orchids into a movie. He writes himself into the movie plot to try to make it more interesting
 
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Susan Orlean Amerikaans schrijfster
Susan Orlean amerikansk författare
Susan Orlean amerikansk skribent
Susan Orlean dziennikarka amerykańska
Susan Orlean journaliste américain
Susan Orlean periodista estadounidense
Susan Orlean periodista estatunidenca
Susan Orlean US-amerikanische Journalistin und Autorin
Сьюзэн Орлеан
سوزان اورلئان نویسنده آمریکایی
オーリアン, スーザン
スーザン・オーリアン
蘇珊·奧爾琳
Languages
English (194)
French (4)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Dutch (1)
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