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The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book
Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1972
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Total pages :384
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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 : Linda Garland Page,Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Release Date : 1992-09-01
Category : Cooking
Total pages :327
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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

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
Release Date : 2018-06-15
Category : History
Total pages :224
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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 has been tested by the Foxfire students and is devised to make or play yourself, without major expense, complicated parts, or electricity. Originally published in 1985, the book includes familiar games like marbles, hopscotch, and horseshoes, as well as more obscure entertainments such as stealing the pines, crows and cranes, and thimble. Here, too, are instructions for constructing playhouses, noisemakers, puzzles, and whimmy diddles. The book also provides information on special games traditionally played on Sundays and holidays. For those who are tired of worn-out batteries and electronic toys and for anyone curious about the playtimes of an earlier generation, The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games is a welcome and entertaining guide.

The Foxfire Book, Foxfire 2, Foxfire 3

The Foxfire Book, Foxfire 2, Foxfire 3
Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Doubleday
Release Date : 1975-10-01
Category : History
Total pages :1312
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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
Release Date : 2019
Category : Cooking
Total pages :240
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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 of Southern Appalachian traditions while maintaining the sharp reminiscences and humor of the amazing people who were interviewed for the original volume all those years ago"--

The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book
Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2011-08-17
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Total pages :384
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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." From the Trade Paperback edition.

Foxfire 12

Foxfire 12
Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2008-12-18
Category : Social Science
Total pages :576
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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 twelfth volume of the series, you'll find reminiscences about learning to square dance and tales about traditional craftsmen who created useful items in the old-time ways that have since disappeared in most of the country. Here are lessons on how to make rose beads and wooden coffins, and on how to find turtles in your local pond. We hear the voices of descendants of the Cherokees who lived in the region, and we learn about what summer camp was like for generations of youngsters. We meet a rich assortment of Appalachian characters and listen to veterans recount their war experiences. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, Foxfire 12 is a rich trove of information and stories from a fascinating American culture.

The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1972
Category : Country life
Total pages :129
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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 Simple Living

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living
Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2016-08-23
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Total pages :592
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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. Today, Foxfire's mission remains the same, and The Foxfire Book of Simple Living is both a rich look back at five decades of collected wisdom, as well as an intriguing look forward at the artists and craftsman who are working to preserve the Appalachian tradition for future generations. We hear from doll and soap makers who continue to use and adapt the time-tested methods outlined in The Foxfire Book, not to mention hunters, blacksmiths, musicians, and carpenters whose respect for those who preceded them enhances their own art. We see how the mountain community has responded to the films, books, and plays that have tried (and sometimes failed) to represent them. And, above all, by listening to the voices of those who came before, we celebrate the people who have preserved the stories, crafts, and customs that define life in the Appalachian mountain region.

Foxfire

Foxfire
Author : Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 1994-08-01
Category : Fiction
Total pages :336
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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 dedicated to pride, power, and vengeance on a world that seems made to denigrate and destroy them. Here is the secret history of a sisterhood of blood, a haven from a world of male oppressors, marked by a liberating fury that burns too hot to last. Above all, it is the story of Legs Sadovsky, with her lean, on-the-edge, icy beauty, whose nerve, muscle, hate, and hurt make her the spark of Foxfire: its guiding spirit, its burning core. At once brutal and lyrical, this is a careening joyride of a novel—charged with outlaw energy and lit by intense emotion. Amid scenes of violence and vengeance lies this novel’s greatest power: the exquisite, astonishing rendering of the bonds that link the Foxfire girls together. Foxfire reaffirms Joyce Carol Oates’s place at the very summit of American writing.

Foxfire

Foxfire
Author : Susan Cooper,Hume Cronyn,Jonathon Holtzman
Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
Release Date : 1983
Category : Appalachian Region
Total pages :104
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Foxfire Story

Foxfire Story
Author : Foxfire Fund Inc
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2020-04-28
Category : Social Science
Total pages :592
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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 culture of the mountains for centuries. Here are instances of mountain speech, proverbs and sayings, legends, folktales, anecdotes, songs, and pranks and jests, along with ghost tales and accounts of folk belief, as well as stories from half a dozen of the region’s finest storytellers. Through these examples, Smith examines the role storytelling plays in the Southern Appalachian community, identifying the rich traditions that can be found in the region and exploring how they convey a sense of place—and of identity.

The Foxfire Book 5

The Foxfire Book 5
Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1978
Category : Country life
Total pages :129
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A Foxfire Christmas

A Foxfire Christmas
Author : Eliot Wigginton
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Release Date : 2010-02-15
Category : Social Science
Total pages :156
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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, and holiday tables were laden with traditional favorites. More than just reminiscences, however, A Foxfire Christmas includes instructions for recreating many of the ornaments, toys, and recipes that make up so many family traditions, from Chicken and Dumplings to Black Walnut Cake, and from candy pulls to corn husk dolls and hand-whittled toy cars.

The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book

The Foxfire 45th Anniversary Book
Author : Joyce Green,Casi Best,Foxfire Students
Publisher : Anchor Books
Release Date : 2011
Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Total pages :508
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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.