Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining by Foxfire Fund, Inc. |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
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Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining

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In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts

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In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts and food, and "other affairs of plain living."

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Library Journal
This classic on folk culture of the Southern Appalachians is not to be missed. This first in the Foxfire series of wisdom and tales from a bygone era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385073530
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1972
Series:
Foxfire Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
84,482
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
1020L (what's this?)

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