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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; and other affairs of plain living / edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton.


[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1972.
ISBN 9780385073509, 038507350X

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Other Title Foxfire. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82077320
Other Authors Wigginton, Eliot,
Subjects Artisanat -- Géorgie (État)
Country life -- Georgia.
Country life.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Georgia.
Géorgie (État) -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Handicraft -- Georgia.
Handicraft.
Manners and customs.
Vie rurale -- Géorgie (État)
Description 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Summary Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
Contents "this is the way I was raised up" -- Aunt Arie -- Wood -- Tools and skills -- Building a log cabin -- Chimney building -- White oak splits -- Making a hamper out of white oak splits -- Making a basket out of white oak splits -- An old chair maker shows how -- Rope, straw, and feathers are to sleep on -- A quilt is something human -- Soapmaking -- Cooking on a fireplace, dutch oven, and wood stove -- Daniel Manous -- Mountain recipes -- Preserving vegetables -- Preserving fruit -- Churning your own butter -- Slaughtering hogs -- Curing and smoking hog -- Recipes for hog -- Weather signs -- Planting by the signs -- The buzzard and the dog -- Home remedies -- Hunting -- Dressing and cooking wild animal foods -- Hunting tales -- Snake lore -- Moonshining as a fine art -- Faith healing -- Hillard Green.
Geographic Area Georgia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)266733
(OCoLC)ocm00266733
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