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Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, and Wagon Making
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Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, and Wagon Making

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by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Eliot Wigginton (Editor)
 

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First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear,

Overview

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.

This second Foxfire volume includes topics such as ghost stories, spinning and weaving, wagon making, midwifing, corn shuckin', and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385022675
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1973
Series:
Foxfire Series
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
67,849
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.

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Foxfire 2 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Foxfire books hold onto vanishing ways of life when everything was handmade. They are fun to read and the pictures painted of the people are fascinating. My Grandms'a family homesteaded in South Dakota. Reading about the way these people lived gives me a whole new respect for the pioneers way of life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My book arrived quickly and I was really pleased! It is a beautiful, new book - ready for a gift for the man that is so hard to buy for! They are a must have at our house!
guitaoist3 More than 1 year ago
essential for the backwoodsman or anyone who wants to be self reliant and not suck off the govts teet
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