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The 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 1960's, 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."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Anchor Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Anchor Books.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
  • 0385073534
  • 9780385073530
  • 278,831

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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."show more

About Eliot Wigginton

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.show more

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