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Dispatches from Pluto

Grant, Richard

Dispatches from Pluto

lost and found in the Mississippi Delta

by Grant, Richard

  • 160 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Race relations,
  • English,
  • Social conditions,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Country life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesLost and found in the Mississippi Delta
    StatementRichard Grant
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF347.M6 G73 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 302 pages
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27192955M
    ISBN 101476709645
    ISBN 109781476709642
    LC Control Number2015028767
    OCLC/WorldCa920672124

      Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself. It’s lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer’s flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race. Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself. It’s lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer’s flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race. It’s also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle down. He falls not just for his girlfriend but for.

    Richard’s latest book is the best-selling Dispatches From Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta, about his move to the backwoods of Mississippi, and the layered complexity of race relations there.   Moving away from Pluto, the setting of his bestselling memoir, Dispatches From Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta, was as difficult for him as living here was joyous. Since selling the house in April , he’s been back only twice.

      Dispatches From Pluto Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta (Book): Grant, Richard: In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on the most American place on Earth--the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta. Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in. Richard Grant wrote the New York Times bestseller Dispatches from Pluto while living at the Farmhouse. The Farmhouse plays subject, launch-pad, and destination for Grant’s adventures throughout the Mississippi Delta. James R. Peaster IV purchased the house from Grant in , a century after his great grandfather built.


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The author provides accounts of battles with cottonmouths, armadillos, and biting insects, of deer hunting (Mariah, once a vegetarian, changed her tastes), of struggles with heat and humidity and remoteness. Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself.

It’s lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer’s flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race.

It’s also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle down. Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself. It’s lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer’s flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race.

In his most recent book “Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta,” Grant finds something more surprising than the drug smugglers and man-eating crocodiles of his past adventures — he finds some sense of home. In DISPATCHES FROM PLUTO: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta (Simon & Schuster, paper, $16), the English travel writer Richard Grant makes an impulsive decision to buy a plantation house in Author: Tom Zoellner.

Dispatches from Pluto Discussion Questions Near the beginning of the book, Grant writes, “What kind of idiot goes on a picnic and ends up buying a house?” Discuss what it would take for you to visit a new place and decide to live there on a whim. Buy Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta 1st by Grant, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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It’s also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle down/5(97). Titled Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta, the book is a funny, fish-out-of-water story about Grant and his girlfriend, Mariah, learning to cope with the unfamiliar environment and their ramshackle mess of a house.

A coming of age narrative about Grant learning to settle down and to become domestic, it is also a serious and insightful commentary on the intersection of racism. Dispatches from Pluto () describes his move to Pluto, Mississippi, with his now wife Mariah, and the couple's impressions about the Mississippi Delta Tom Zoellner in the New York Times observed "Grant’s British accent doubtlessly served him well, allowing him to move through the tradition-bound society of the Mississippi Delta like a neutron, without obvious allegiances or biases.".

Dispatches from Pluto is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. On a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto, Richard and his girlfriend, Mariah, embark on a new life.

They learn to hunt, grow their own food, and fend off alligators, snakes, and varmints galore. Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself.

It’s lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer’s flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race.

It’s also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle down/5(). Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself. It's lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer's flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race.

It's also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle : Simon & Schuster. 'Dispatches from Pluto' a fave of Mississippi readers.

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He falls not just for his girlfriend but for 4/5(13). Product Information. Winner of the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize Mississippi's #1 Bestseller of (The Clarion-Ledger) A New York Times Bestseller In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on "the most American place on Earth"the Ratings: 9.

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