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Foxfire 10 (The Foxfire Series #10)

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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)
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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
Apr 28, 2011 Charles rated it it was amazing
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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More history less hands on how to survive the zombie apocalypse stuff. Still interesting.
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I am now obsessed with this series. Great stuff. I wish I could find something similar for the Ozark region.
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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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