9780306818363

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780306818363

  • ISBN 10:

    0306818361

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/11/2009
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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Summary

On assignment in Alabama to cover a murder trial, New York Times journalist Dennis Covington discovered the bizarre, mysterious, ultimately irresistible world of holiness snake handling. As he explored the lives and beliefs of the poor, white Southerners who practice this strange form of religion, he gradually began to explore his own soul. A National Book Award nominee. of photos.

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