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Dispatches from Pluto : lost and found in the Mississippi Delta

Author: Richard Grant
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Memoirs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Grant
ISBN: 9781476709642 1476709645
OCLC Number: 948615967
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 302 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: First landing --
Serpents in the garden --
Joseph Brake --
Wingshooter --
The oncologist's hitmen --
Field trip --
Elephant in the room --
Deer season --
92 in the shade --
Po monkeys --
Death row valentine --
Separate and unequal --
Rites of spring --
Holmes County miracle --
Morgan Freeman and the meaning of life --
Election Day --
Grabbing smoke --
You send me.
Other Titles: Lost and found in the Mississippi Delta
Responsibility: Richard Grant.

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

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