Phillip Arrington


A native of North Carolina, Phillip Arrington has been teaching literature and composition for almost thirty years and has published articles and poems in various academic journals and literary magazines. His other book, Rhetoric's Agons (2008), is available as print-on-demand at


The Serpent's Sage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
During the unusually hot summer of l964, in the small, North Carolina coastal town of Sally's Beach, a spoiled young boy finds himself fascinated by the bizarre spiritual beliefs of an elderly black woman performing as a snake-eater at the county fair, and risks his life and his own beliefs in trying to rescue her from the degrading life as a side-show freak.

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