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Salvation on Sand Mountain : snake handling and redemption in southern Appalachia

Author: Dennis Covington
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the trial of snake-handling preacher Glendel Buford Summerford who was convicted of attempted murder after forcing his wife to stick her arm in a box of rattlesnakes, and details how the author was drawn into the lives and religion of the people of The Church of Jesus with Signs Following in southern Appalachia.
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Covington, Dennis.
Salvation on Sand Mountain.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995
(OCoLC)609819686
Online version:
Covington, Dennis.
Salvation on Sand Mountain.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995
(OCoLC)622659531
Named Person: Dennis Covington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Covington
ISBN: 0201622920 9780201622928
OCLC Number: 31375816
Description: xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Following signs --
The trail --
Sheep without a shepherd --
Under the brush arbor --
Jolo --
Roots --
Snakes --
Salvation on Sand Mountain --
War stories --
The wider circle: Elvis Presley Saylor --
The Wedding.
Responsibility: Dennis Covington.

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Chronicles the trial of snake-handling preacher Glendel Buford Summerford who was convicted of attempted murder after forcing his wife to stick her arm in a box of rattlesnakes, and details how the author was drawn into the lives and religion of the people of The Church of Jesus with Signs Following in southern Appalachia.

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