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Donna M. Johnson, author of Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir

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 17, 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.