Salvation on Sand Mountain
Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia
By Dennis Covington
(Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9780306818363, 288pp.)
Publication Date: August 2009
The fifteenth anniversary edition of National Book Award finalist Dennis Covington’s compelling journey into the world of holiness snake handling
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.
“Heartfelt yet sensational…Covington’s memoir is genuinely life-changing.”