The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book

Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Food ... and Other Affairs of Plain Living

Paperback - 1972
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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 classic debut volume of the acclaimed series covers a diverse array of crafts and practical skills, including log cabin building, hog dressing, basketmaking, cooking, fencemaking, crop planting, hunting, and moonshining, as well as a look at the history of local traditions like snake lore and faith healing.

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press/Doubleday, c1972.
ISBN: 9780385073530
0385073534
Characteristics: 384 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wigginton, Eliot - Editor
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