Salvation on Sand Mountain by Dennis Covington

The book is a personal journey of a journalist who, while covering a murder trial of a snake-handling preacher, becomes deeply involved in the culture of snake handling in Southern Appalachia. He explores the history and religious significance of snake handling, while also wrestling with his own faith and the nature of religious ecstasy. The narrative is a blend of true crime, personal memoir, and religious exploration.

The 5751st greatest book of all time


Published
1995
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
240-320
Words
72,000
Original Language
English

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