35th out of 39 books — 15 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Foxfire 10” as Want to Read:
Foxfire 10 (The Foxfire Series #10)
Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has becomethe Foxfire trademark, this entirely new volume inthe acclaimed, 6-million-copy best-sellingFoxfire series is on oral history ofAppalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts,and folk arts. ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by Anchor
(first published 1988)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 319)
Foxfire 10: Railroad lore, boardinghouses, Depression-era Appalachia, chair making, whirligigs, snake canes, and gourd art (The Foxfire Series #10) by Eliot Wigginton (Editor), Foxfire Students (Anchor Press 1983) (917.58). More transcribed interviews by the students at Rabun County High School in Georgia with their rural elders (See The Foxfire Book). My rating: 7.5/10, finished 1993. ...more
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 amazon.com for individual contents.
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 ...moreMore about Eliot Wigginton...
Other Books in the Series
The Foxfire Series (1 - 10 of 12 books)