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The scent of scandal

Craig Pittman

The scent of scandal

greed, betrayal, and the world"s most beautiful orchid

by Craig Pittman

  • 56 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scandals,
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens,
  • Commerce,
  • Orchid industry,
  • Phragmipedium,
  • Endangered plants,
  • History,
  • Criminal investigation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCraig Pittman ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino
    SeriesThe Florida history and culture series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.O64 P52 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237206M
    ISBN 109780813039749
    LC Control Number2012001105

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    Event Description. Title: The Scent of Scandal Author: Craig Pittman. Join us for our next Florida history book club meeting at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art where we will be discussing the book, The Scent of Scandal. After its Peruvian discovery in , Phramipedium kovachii became the rarest and most sought after orchid in the :// The Scent of Scandal exemplifies how passion and profit can overrule common sense and the law."--Scott Steward, former associate editor, North American Native Orchid Journal After its Peruvian discovery in , Phragmipedium kovachii became the rarest and most sought-after orchid in the world. Prices soared to $10, on the black ://

      The Scent of Scandal exemplifies how passion and profit can overrule common sense and the law."—Scott Steward, former associate editor, North American Native Orchid Journal. After its Peruvian discovery in , Phragmipedium kovachii became the rarest and most sought-after orchid in the world. Prices soared to $10, on the black ://   Craig Pittman, author of the twisted and amazing new non-fiction book The Scent of Scandal, is a native Floridian. Born in Pensacola, he graduated from Troy State University in Alabama, where his muckraking work for the student paper prompted an agitated dean to label him ""the most destructive force on campus.""


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