Dispatches from Pluto

Adventure writer Richard Grant explores one of the most derided, enigmatic, and fascinating regions of America: his new home, the Mississippi Delta.

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,
The Deepest South of All
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant “sensitively probes the complex and troubled history of the oldest city on the Mississippi River through the eyes of a cast of eccentric and unexpected characters” (Newsweek). Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built
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
God's Middle Finger
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Richard Grant
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the range climbs to nearly 11,000 feet and boasts several canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon. The rules of law and society have never taken hold in the Sierra
Gods of Change
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Howard Sasportas
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-10 - Publisher: The Wessex Astrologer

This lovely and important work from Howard Sasportas teaches us how to respond to the transits of Uranus,Neptune and Pluto with calmness and a knowledge that the more we work with them, the more worthwhile will be the end result.

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