New Xulon Title Tells One Man’s Journey To Carve A Monument

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Barron and Stowe pen remarkable story of courage, perseverance and purpose

The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain

Commitment and determination brings out the character in a person helping them to achieve their goals

Within the pages of Donna Faulkner Barron and Kay Jones Stowe’s new book, The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain, ($11.99, paperback, 9781498443647; ($23.99, hard cover, 9781498443654; $5.99, e-book, 9781498443661) readers will discover the fascinating story of Roy Faulkner – the Chief Carver of the Confederate Monument on Stone Mountain in Georgia – a simple man who never took one art lesson in his life. How does someone who barely completed high school take on the monumental task of etching out three historical figures from the Civil War? This book will tell you how this man went above and beyond the vision that God gave him – worked day and night and sometimes seven days a week – until the job was finished.

This strong and determined man with a PURPOSE – that made sacrifices not only with his own life but with his family, too – built a historical monument that the world has come to love and enjoy.

“I learned to have perseverance from my dad at an early age, just as he learned it from his family,” states the author. “See it through to the very end. Commitment and determination brings out the character in a person helping them to achieve their goals. Never give up even through trials and tribulations.”

Donna Faulkner Barron credits LOVE for writing this book. She felt led to tell the story of her incredible father. She is truly proud of him and wants him to receive the recognition that he so deserves. She wants readers to know that this strong and determined man made many sacrifices so others could enjoy a magnificent masterpiece – created from one man's love for his southern heritage as well as the love he acquired for the confederacy.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Donna Faulkner Barron and Kay Jones Stowe
Email: donnafbarron(at)aol(dot)com

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