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Published (first published March 1st 1991)
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Nalora
I first read this series in 1978, and became addicted right away. Having listened to and read some of the oral histories in the Library of Congress of the dustbowl era, the Foxfire books carried that tradition forward, and documented for future generations many of the old crafts and lore that were being lost in a nation quickly moving into the technological age.

The first three are the best, in my opinion, but all of the Foxfire books are worth reading. They are on my list of most recommended boo
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Veronica Lindsey
Love the lore and history. My grandfather's family had a lot to do with these books. I remember them talking about them when I was a kid. On to #2.
Jon Vance
these books are the best i've ever read. i wish Eliot Wigginton could write some more. i would like to even give some of my own advice and information to the book
Ginger
I loved this whole series of books. What a wonderful project to do with young people that allowed the rest of us insight into the lives of the people of this region.
Chuck Richmond
This are the books I take with me into the bunker.
The documentation of building a still alone will keep me in barter after the apocalypse.
Rachael
The Foxfire series is an absolute classic series on Appalachian lifeways!
Sara
So intriguing to take a step back in time.
James
only have the first two
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Eliot Wigginton (born Brooks Eliot Wigginton) is an American oral historian, folklorist, writer and former educator. He was most widely known for developing the Foxfire Project, a writing project that led to a magazine and the series of best-selling Foxfire books, twelve volumes in all. These were based on articles by high school students from Rabun County, Georgia. In 1986 he was named "Georgia T ...more
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