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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, step-by-step instructions.
This second Foxfire volume includes topics such as ghost stories, spinning and weaving, wagon making, midwifing, corn shuckin', and more.
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)|
About 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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.
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!
essential for the backwoodsman or anyone who wants to be self reliant and not suck off the govts teet