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Orlean, Susan

Overview
Works: 63 works in 184 publications in 8 languages and 8,620 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Catalogs  Comedy films 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: SB63.L315, 635.934409759
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The bullfighter checks her makeup : my encounters with extraordinary people by Susan Orlean( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,233 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
Saturday night by Susan Orlean( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, before she wrote The Orchid Thief , 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, quincea?era 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 )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 793 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
The orchid thief a true story of beauty and obsession by Susan Orlean( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 444 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 424 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
The best American travel writing 2007 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites
The orchid thief by Susan Orlean( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A brilliantly reported account of an illicit scheme to housebreak Florida's wild and endangered ghost orchid ... its central figure is John Laroche, the 'oddball ultimate' of a subculture whose members are so enthralled by orchids they 'pursue them like lovers'
Red Sox and bluefish and other things that make New England New England by Susan Orlean( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 66 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 59 libraries worldwide
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 34 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
Lan hua zei by Lin Ou( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Blue crush Honey ; Josie and the pussycats ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Josie and the pussycats: An all-female pop-rock band discovers that they are pawns in an evil plot to control the youth of America
Adaption ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Girl rule movie marathon collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Josie and the pussycats: Small-town musicians with big dreams learn they're part of a plot to control American youth. Honey: A dancer follows her dreams. Blue crush: Three girls pursue adventure on Hawaii's North Shore paradise. The perfect man: Holly is determined to find a perfect man for her single mother. Head over heels: An ordinary girl rents an apartment with four supermodels and becomes swept up in their high-fashion world
El ladrón de orquídeas : una historia verdadera de belleza y obsesión by Susan Orlean( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Il ladro di orchidee : storia vera di un'ossessione per la bellezza by Susan Orlean( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Le voleur d'orchidées by Susan Orlean( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Invraisemblable et pourtant vraie l'histoire de John Laroche, pépiniériste collectionneur, obsédé par l'incomparable beauté des orchidées. Un voyage dans une Floride inconnue des guides touristiques, à la rencontre des Indiens Séminoles, les complices de la folie de Laroche
Blue Crush North Shore ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
North shore: A "mainlander" travels to Oahu, where he learns the harsh realities of beach life
De orchideeëndief by Susan Orlean( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Een man met een grote passie voor orchideeën deinst er niet voor terug ze te stelen
Orkidé-tyven Adaptation ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
オーリアン, スーザン
Languages
English (127)
German (3)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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