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The Resource Holy Ghost girl : [a memoir], by Donna Johnson, (electronic resource)

Holy Ghost girl : [a memoir], by Donna Johnson, (electronic resource)

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Holy Ghost girl : [a memoir]
Title
Holy Ghost girl
Title remainder
[a memoir]
Statement of responsibility
by Donna Johnson
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compassionate, humorous story of faith, betrayal, and coming of age on the sawdust trail She was just three years old when her mother signed on as the organist of tent revivalist David Terrell, and before long, Donna Johnson was 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, the caravan of broken-down cars and trucks that made up his ministry evolved into fleets of Mercedes and airplanes. The glories of the Word mixed with betrayals of the flesh, and Donna's mother bore Terrell's children in one of several secret households he maintained. Thousands of followers, dubbed "Terrellites" by the press, left their homes to await the end of the world in cult-like communities. Jesus didn't show, but the IRS did, and the prophet-healer went to prison. Recounted with deadpan observations and surreal detail, Holy Ghost Girl bypasses easy judgment to articulate a rich world where the mystery of faith and human frailty share a surprising and humorous coexistence
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Johnson, Donna M
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Carrington MacDuffie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
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  • MacDuffie, Carrington
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of clergy
  • Evangelists
  • Camp meetings
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Holy Ghost girl : [a memoir], by Donna Johnson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 05 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455112029
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025098
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10025098
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MWT10025098
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Holy Ghost girl : [a memoir], by Donna Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 05 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455112029
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025098
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10025098
System control number
MWT10025098
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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