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Wiggington, Eliot & his students (eds). THE FOXFIRE BOOK: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts & Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1972). 9x6. Illustrated. 320 pages.

~~~ 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."

$19.95






Wiggington, Eliot & his students (eds). FOXFIRE 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, and Wagon Making. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1972). 9x6. Illustrated. 416 pages.

~~~ This second Foxfire volume includes topics such as ghost stories, spinning and weaving, wagon making, midwifing, corn shuckin', and more. Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.

$19.95







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