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Mississippi's #1 Bestseller of 2015 (The Clarion-Ledger) and a Southern Indie Bestseller. 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 the Mississippi Delta. Dispatches from Pluto is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. Imagine A Year In Provence with alligators and assassins, or Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil with hunting scenes and swamp-to-table dining. 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.

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Richard Grant

Richard Grant is a journalist, author and television presenter currently living in Tucson, Arizona. He is the author of three non-fiction books, American Nomads (Grove Press, 2003) , God's Middle Finger (Free Press, 2008) , and Crazy River: Exploration and Folly in East Africa, to be published by Free Press on October 25th 2011. He writes articles on a wide range of subjects for magazines and newspapers, publishing regularly in the Telegraph magazine (UK) , and he is the writer and presenter of American Nomads, a documentary for the BBC based on the book of the same name.

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