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The Orchid Thief/Adaptation (Meryl Season, Episode 7)

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Release Date: 08/06/2019

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Into the swamp with Meryl we go to discuss Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and its wild adaptation, um, Adaptation. We talk Florida Lit, Florida Men, and authors with money.

Books/Authors Mentioned: Susan Orlean, The Orchid Thief; Rin Tin Tin, The Library Book; Carl Hiassen; Karen Russell, Swamplandia; Jeff Van Der Meer, Area X Trilogy

Movies: Charlie Kaufmann/Spike Jonze: Adaptation

Resources: Susan Orlean’s Website | Marriage | Hudson Valley Home | LA Home 1 | LA Home 2 | NY Times Interview | Original New Yorker profile of John Laroche | Susan’s reaction to Adaptation

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