Painful, Brave, and Beautiful Things: A Tennessee Coming of Age Story

Guest interviewer Ed Tarkington chats with fellow debut novelist Jeff Zentner about Zentner’s much-buzzed-about new book, THE SERPENT KING:

“You don’t have to have a snake-handling daddy in the pokey to know what it means to feel trapped, or torn between your family’s expectations and your own hopes, or misunderstood by almost everyone, or afraid to show the world who you really are.”