This narrator and author of the book is a journalist and writer for The New Yorker magazine.
This inspiration behind the book is an extreme individual who was arrested for alleged orchid poaching when working for the Seminole Indians.
The narrator met this avid orchid collector and grower at his shadehouse; he is also a recovering academic and frequently quotes literary passages.
This third generation of premier orchid growers and collectors is from an established, respected family in the plant world.
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.
This individual is one of the rangers who walks with the narrator through the Fakahatchee Strand.
This orchid judge accused a third generation of premier orchid growers and...
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