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

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Dennis Covington

Salvation on Sand Mountainis a story of snake handling and strychnine drinking, of faith healing and speaking in tongues. It is also the story of one man's search for his roots--and, in the end, of his spiritual renewal. Writer Dennis Covington came … see full wiki

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Author: Dennis Covington
Publisher: Penguin
2 reviews about Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling...
review by . May 12, 2013
Religiously hypnotic look into the world of snake handling.
Salvation on Sand Mountain was a book that truly awed me to feel things that I never felt before when it came to faith and being closer with the Spirit. Covington's book will take readers to parts of Southern Appalachia that is so little understood and appreciated, the world of the snake handling, strychchnine drinking, tongue rattling Southerner who has carried this exotic tradition from generation down to generation. The intense faith and passion which these people believe and handle their …
review by . January 25, 2000
Salvation on Sand Mountain was a book that truly awed me to feel things that I never felt before when it came to faith and being closer with the Spirit. Covington's book will take readers to parts of Southern Appalachia that is so little understood and appreciated, the world of the snake handling, strychchnine drinking, tongue rattling Southerner who has carried this exotic tradition from generation down to generation. The intense faith and passion which these people believe and handle their serpants, …
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