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The Grit, The Grumble, and the Grandeur: A Guide to Travel, Food and Culture  - NEW TRAVEL GUIDE - Join Scott and Karolyn for a wild ride that’s both a practical travel guide and a memoir of their adventures in the American South. It’s a journey into the past that also speaks powerfully to our present. Along the way, you’ll learn all about all the best restaurants to taste all that great food, the best clubs to shake a tail feather to all that great music, and the best museums dedicated to preserving history and culture. Go jukin’ in Clarksdale, shiver to Karolyn’s ghost stories in New Orleans, and groove to Scott’s reporting from a film festival in Clarksdale. You’ll thrill to the victorious struggles of the past in the land where music, food and social change go hand-in-hand. You’ll boogie from Memphis to the Mississippi Hill Towns to the most popular and most hidden clubs in New Orleans. It’s a guide to travel, love and eating you won’t soon forget.


Scott Pfeiffer is a film critic, travel writer and dog sitter. Karolyn Steele-Pfeiffer is a high school English teacher on the South Side. They live in Chicago.

Chicago to New Orleans "The Grit..." guidebook

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