The Foxfire Book
  • Author : Eliot Wigginton
  • Release Date : 13 August 1972
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : 9780385073530
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Book Description: Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.

The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book

Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region....

Foxfire 12

Foxfire 12

Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Social Science
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For more than thirty years, Foxfire books have brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative-self-sufficiency, the art of natural remedies, home crafts, and preserving the stories and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. In this ...

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

Author : Linda Garland Page,Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Genre : Cooking
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Recipes for soups, salads, fish, poultry, pork, beef, sauces, vegetables, breads, and desserts are accompanied by descriptions of old-time cooking techniques...

Foxfire Story

Foxfire Story

Author : Foxfire Fund Inc
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Social Science
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Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for countless readers all around the world. In Foxfire Story, folklorist (and Foxfire director) T.J. Smith collects some of his favorite stories from the archives to illuminate the oral traditions that have been part of the ...

Aunt Arie

Aunt Arie

Author : Linda Garland Page,Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Genre : History
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Of all the people documented by the Foxfire students since 1966, none has been more appealing to readers than Arie Carpenter. For all those who have read and cherished the Foxfire books, here is a loving portrait of a fondly remembered friend. This book is not just about Aunt Arie; it ...

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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 ...

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games

Author : Linda Garland Page,Hilton Smith
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Genre : History
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Part oral history and part rule book, The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games is a joyous collection of memories of playing indoor and outdoor games; of making dolls, homemade board games, playhouses, and other toys--each with complete instructions and the flavor of southern Appalachia. Every toy and game ...

Foxfire

Foxfire

Author : Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates’s strongest and most unsparing novel yet—an always engrossing, often shocking evocation of female rage, gallantry, and grit. The time is the 1950s. The place is a blue-collar town in upstate New York, where five high school girls join a gang ...

The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book

The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book

Author : Joyce Green,Casi Best,Foxfire Students
Publisher : Anchor Books
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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"The bestselling Foxfire series returns with a loving tribute to Appalachian culture, this time with a focus on preserving and passing down the music, the lore, and the "how-to" wisdom of earlier generations"--Provided by publisher....

Travels with Foxfire

Travels with Foxfire

Author : Foxfire Fund Inc,Jessica Phillips
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : CRAFTS & HOBBIES
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Since 1972, the Foxfire books have brought Appalachia to hundreds of thousands of readers. Travels with Foxfire, the sixteenth book in the series, once again captures the music, the history, and the food (and drink!) of the region, through the stories of men and women from throughout the region. Across more ...

The Foxfire Book  Foxfire 2  Foxfire 3

The Foxfire Book Foxfire 2 Foxfire 3

Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Doubleday
Genre : History
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Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region....

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

Author : T. J. Smith
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Cooking
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"The book, which became a tremendous resource for novices and experts alike with interests in the region's culinary culture, has now been reorganized and revised with today's heightened interest in cultural-specific cooking and food-lovers culture in mind. This edition includes new documentation, photographs, and recipes drawn from Foxfire's extensive archive ...

A Foxfire Christmas

A Foxfire Christmas

Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Genre : Social Science
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New in paperback This captivating book of recollections celebrates the holiday traditions of Appalachian families as passed from one generation to the next. Based on Foxfire students' interviews with neighbors and family members, the memories shared here are from a simpler time, when gifts were fewer but perhaps more precious, ...

The Foxfire Approach

The Foxfire Approach

Author : Hilton Smith,J. Cynthia McDermott
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Education
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"This collection of essays by Foxfire practitioners represents the wide range of adaptations by educators of the pedagogical orientation of the Foxfire Magazine and Foxfire Programs for Teachers. Former students in the magazine class at Rabun County High School share the continuing impact of that experience on their lives, including ...

Mountain Folk Remedies

Mountain Folk Remedies

Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : House & Home
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Beginning with an illustrated guide to the herbs and roots used in traditional Appalachian healing, “Mountain Folk Remedies” is a fascinating collection of historic remedies ranging from the practical (burdock tea will help aching feet) to the magical (carrying a buckeye in your pocket will help lessen arthritis). Foxfire has ...