SALVATION ON SAND MOUNTAIN AND THE REPTILES AT THE L.A. ZOO

SALVATION ON SAND MOUNTAIN

“Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia” (1995) is a memoir by Alabama native, journalist, and creative writing professor Dennis Covington. In 1991, preacher Glenn Summerford was convicted and sentenced to ninety-nine years for forcing his wife at gunpoint to stick her arm into a cage of rattlesnakes. Covington covered the […]