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Foxfire 12 (The Foxfire Series #12)

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Here are 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,...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published September 14th 2004 by Anchor
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I really enjoyed this book, the first of the Foxfire books that I have read so far. I can't wait to read 1 and 2, then get the whole "library." This books is such a fascinating look into like in the rural Appalachian past. I found it making me want to salvage my own history from older relative's stories, and to learn to be more connected with my community and world.
A Great Series on how on people use to do thing when they were mostly self sufficient, and not store dependent different volumes cover everything from snake handling. to log cabin building to planting by the seasons, a must for DIY'ers and survivalists. Check out for individual contents.
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I will file this in DNF when I'm done scanning it, as I won't be reading it through. Ok done. Yup, I was right. Nothing wrong with the book, of course, but it didn't have anything I need right now.
I love these books! They have been so informative and fun to read. I feel like I am opening the world to another culture and time every time I read them.
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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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