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The Foxfire book: hog dressing; log cabin building; mountain crafts and foods; planting by the signs; snake lore, hunting tales, faith healing; moonshining; and other affairs of plain living. Edited with an introd. by Eliot Wigginton.

Publication:
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972.
Format/Description:
Book
384 p. illus. 25 cm.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
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Subjects:
Country life -- Georgia -- Rabun Gap.
Handicraft -- Georgia -- Rabun Gap.
Country life -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Summary:
Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
Contents:
Aunt Arie
Wood
Tools and skills
Building a log cabin
Chimney building
White oak splits
Making a hamper out of white oak splits
Making a basket out of white oak splits
An old chair maker shows how
Rope, straw, and feathers are to sleep on
A quilt is something human
soapmaking
Cooking on a fireplace, dutch oven, and wood stove
Daniel Manous
Mountain recipes
Preserving vegetables
Preserving fruit
Churning your own butter
Slaughtering hogs
Curing and smoking hog
Recipes for hog
Weather signs
Planting by the signs
The buzzard and the dog
Home remedies
Hunting
Dressing and cooking wild animal foods
Hunting tales
Snake lore
Moonshining as a fine art
Faith healing
Hillard Green.
Contributor:
Wigginton, Eliot. ed.
Wigginton, Eliot, ed.
OCLC:
266733