Brand: Anchor Books

Product Code: 9780385422765

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Biographical Note:
Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.


Jacket Description/Flap:
Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has become the Foxfire trademark, this entirely new volume in the acclaimed, 6-million-copy best-selling "Foxfire series is on oral history of Appalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts, and folk arts.


Publisher Marketing:
Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has become the Foxfire trademark, this entirely new volume in the acclaimed, 6-million-copy best-selling "Foxfire" series is on oral history of Appalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts, and folk arts.


Publisher Marketing:
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.

Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has become the Foxfire trademark, this tenth volume in the acclaimed series is on oral history of Appalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts, and folk arts including gourd carving and chairmaking.


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 03/15/1993 pg. 1293 (EAN 9780385422765, Paperback)
  • Library Journal 04/15/1993 (EAN 9780385422765, Paperback)
  • Publishers Weekly 02/22/1993 (EAN 9780385422765, Paperback)
  • Booklist 03/15/1993 (EAN 9780385469104, Hardcover)