The Orchid Thief Character Descriptions

Susan Orlean
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Susan Orlean

This narrator and author of the book is a journalist and writer for The New Yorker magazine.

John Laroche

This inspiration behind the book is an extreme individual who was arrested for alleged orchid poaching when working for the Seminole Indians.

Martin Motes

The narrator met this avid orchid collector and grower at his shadehouse; he is also a recovering academic and frequently quotes literary passages.

Robert Fuchs

This third generation of premier orchid growers and collectors is from an established, respected family in the plant world.

Lee Moore

A plant smuggler according to the U.S. Government and CITES, this individual was close to sixty and told fantastic stories about his smuggling days.

Mike Owens

This individual is one of the rangers who walks with the narrator through the Fakahatchee Strand.

Frank Smith

This orchid judge accused a third generation of premier orchid growers and...

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