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Author Pittman, Craig.

Title The scent of scandal : greed, betrayal, and the world's most beautiful orchid / Craig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    584.4 PIT    Available
Description xiv, 299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The Florida history and culture series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-290) and index.
Contents Cast of Characters -- Prologue: The Choice of Snakes -- The Most Beautiful Party in Town -- The Garden of Earthly Delights -- The Adventurer -- The Carpenter -- The Holy Grail -- The Rival -- The Race -- The Investigation -- The Last Condor -- The Law and the Loophole -- The Circular Firing Squad -- The Stories They Told -- The Judges -- The Hike from Hell -- The Courtroom Drama -- The Scarlet Letter -- The Final Showdown -- Epilogue: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of.
Subject Kovach, Michael.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Endangered plants -- Peru.
Scandals -- Florida -- History -- 21st century.
Criminal investigation -- Florida -- History -- 21st century.
Orchid industry -- Florida -- History -- 21st century.
Florida -- Commerce -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780813039749 (acid-free paper)
0813039746 (acid-free paper)

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