Dispatches from Pluto

New Yorkers Grant and his girlfriend Mariah decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. This is their journey of discovery to a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto.

Dispatches from Pluto

Dispatches from Pluto

New Yorkers Grant and his girlfriend Mariah decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. This is their journey of discovery to a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto. They learn to hunt, grow their own food, and fend off alligators, snakes, and varmints galore. They befriend an array of unforgettable local characters, capture the rich, extraordinary culture of the Delta, and delve deeply into the Delta's lingering racial tensions. As the nomadic Grant learns to settle down, he falls not just for his girlfriend but for the beguiling place they now call home.

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Dispatches from Pluto
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

New Yorkers Grant and his girlfriend Mariah decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. This is their journey of discovery to a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto. They learn to hunt, grow their own food,
Crazy River
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-25 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the acclaimed author of Dispatches From Pluto and Deepest South of All comes a rollicking travelogue from East Africa. NO ONE TRAVELS QUITE LIKE RICHARD GRANT and, really, no one should. In his last book, the adventure classic God’s Middle Finger, he narrowly escaped death in Mexico’s lawless Sierra
The Deepest South of All
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other. Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton. Today it has the greatest concentration of antebellum mansions in the
America's Most Alarming Writer
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Bill Broyles, Bruce J. Dinges
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-15 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

The author of more than twenty books and a revered contributor to numerous national publications, Charles Bowden (1945–2014) used his keen storyteller’s eye to reveal both the dark underbelly and the glorious determination of humanity, particularly in the borderlands between the United States and Mexico. In America’s Most Alarming Writer,
God's Middle Finger
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A narrative portrait of the Sierra Madre describes the author's numerous journeys into its ungoverned regions, where he consulted with a folk healer and witnessed local violence and lawlessness that eventually threatened his own survival. Original. 75,000 first printing.

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