Salvation on Sand Mountain
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Salvation on Sand Mountain : Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia

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For New York Times reporter Dennis Covington, what began as a journalistic assignment--covering the trial of an Alabama pastor convicted of attempting to murder his wife with poisonous snakes--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 Mountain is Covington's unsurpassed and chillingly captivating exploration of the nature, power, and extremity of faith--an exploration that gradually turns inward, until Covington finds himself taking up the snakes.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 272.15g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Special edition
  • 15th Anniversary edition
  • 8 pages of photos
  • 0306818361
  • 9780306818363
  • 252,963

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Option, 8/15/11 "Heartfelt yet sensational...Covington's memoir is genuinely life-changing."

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About Dennis Covington

Dennis Covington is the award-winning author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including Lizard and Lasso the Moon. He teaches creative writing at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

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