Holy Ghost Girl
ISBN: 1592407358
EAN13: 9781592407354
Language: English
Publication Date: Oct 2, 2012
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 0.8" H x 7.9" L x 5.2" W
Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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A compassionate, humorous memoir of faith, betrayal, and coming of age on the evangelical sawdust trail.

Long before the Blues Brothers coined the term, Donna M. Johnson's family was on a mission from God. She was just three years old when her mother signed on as the organist for tent revivalist David Terrell. Before long, Donna and her family were part of the hugely popular evangelical preacher's inner circle. At seventeen, she left the ministry for good, with a trove of stranger-than-fiction memories. A homecoming like no other, Holy Ghost Girl brings to life miracles, exorcisms, and face-offs with the Ku Klux Klan. And that's just what went on under the tent.

As Terrell became known worldwide during the 1960s and '70s, he enthralled--and healed--thousands a night, andthe caravan of broken-down cars and trucks that made up his ministry evolved into fleets of Mercedes and private jets. The glories of the Word mixed with betrayals of the flesh, and Donna's mother bore Terrell's children in one of the secret households he maintained. Terrell's followers, dubbed Terrellites by the press, descended on backwaters across the South to await the apocalypse in cult-like communities.

Johnson's personal story takes us into the heart of a mystical and deeply flawed family where the norms are anything but normal and where love covers Read More chevron_right

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