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Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. Her articles have also appeared in Outside, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Esquire. She is the author of Saturday Night, a New York Times Notable Book of 1990, which, in the words of Entertainment Weekly, "calls to mind Damon Runyon, Evelyn Waugh, and screwball comedy." She lives in New York City.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Laroche, John, Nursery growers Florida Hollywood Biography, Plant collectors Florida Hollywood Biography, Polyradicion lindenii Florida Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve Anecdotes, Orlean, Susan