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The Foxfire Book - Study Guide "Daniel Manous" Summary & Analysis

Eliot Wigginton
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In this article, the author interviews loner Daniel Manous. Daniel, responsible for watching over a fish hatchery high in the mountains, lives in an abandoned bread truck on the edge of Picken's Nose, near Betty's Creek. His residence is only accessible via a rough road passable only by foot or Jeep. His free time is often spent reading one of two poetry books by Burns and Tennyson, and in hiking and playing banjo. He tells the interviewers of a preacher in Cullowhee Mountain who handled snakes to prove his faith. One day, the preacher believed the Lord commanded him to hold the rattlesnake, which he did, and was not bitten. Following the service, many in the congregation asked the preacher to handle the snake again, and although reluctant, the preacher grabbed the snake, and the snake bit him. Upon his recovery...

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