Book Review | January 3, 1999

Flower Power

The Orchid Thief, By Susan Orlean, The New York Times Book Review, January 3, 1999

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Article | July 1, 1997

On the Trail of Poppa’s Alaska

“Looking for Poppa’s Alaska,” Travel & Leisure, July, 1997.

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Article | August 1, 1996


“Hacking” (about a hatchet murderer turned software entrepreneur), Wired, August, 1996; reprinted in Minnesota Monthly, in two parts, under “Making a Killing,” September and October, 1996. (Won Minnesota Press Association award for best feature writing, 1996).

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Article | May 8, 1994

The Hand-Off

“Christy Picks a Mother,” New York Times Magazine, May 8, 1994.

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Article | August 16, 1993

Trucking Through the AIDS Belt

“Trucking Through the AIDS Belt,” New Yorker, August 16, 1993, reprinted in Best American Essays 1994, ed. Kidder and Atwan (Houghton-Mifflin, 1995), and Literary Journalism, ed. Sims and Singer (Ballantine, 1995).

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