Salvation On Sand Mountain: Snake Handling And Redemption In Southern Appalachia by Dennis Covington

Salvation On Sand Mountain: Snake Handling And Redemption In Southern Appalachia

byDennis Covington

Paperback | August 11, 2009

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ForNew York Timesreporter Dennis Covington, what began as a journalistic assignment#151;covering the trial of an Alabama pastor convicted of attempting to murder his wife with poisonous snakes#151;would evolve into a headlong plunge into a bizarre, mysterious, and ultimately irresistible world of unshakable faith: the world of holiness snake handling.

Set in the heart of Appalachia,Salvation on Sand Mountainis Covington's unsurpassed and chillingly captivating exploration of the nature, power, and extremity of faith#151;an exploration that gradually turns inward, until Covington finds himself taking up the snakes.

About The Author

Dennis Covingtonis the award-winning author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, includingLizardandLasso the Moon. He teaches creative writing at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

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Title:Salvation On Sand Mountain: Snake Handling And Redemption In Southern AppalachiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:August 11, 2009Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306818361

ISBN - 13:9780306818363

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Option, 8/15/11
“Heartfelt yet sensational…Covington’s memoir is genuinely life-changing.”