Foxfire 8

Author: Eliot Wigginton

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 510

View: 209

Provides a comprehensive look at Southern folk pottery

Foxfire 9

Author: Foxfire Fund, Inc.

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 512

View: 802

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions. The ninth volume of the series includes information about general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, "haint" tales, quilting, home cures, and more on the log cabin.

Foxfire 8

Author: Eliot Wigginton

Publisher: Anchor Books

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 510

View: 489

Provides a comprehensive look at Southern folk pottery

Foxfire 12

Author: Foxfire Fund, Inc.

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 972

For more than thirty years, Foxfire books have brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative-self-sufficiency, the art of natural remedies, home crafts, and preserving the stories and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. In this twelfth volume of the series, you'll find 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, and we learn about what summer camp was like for generations of youngsters. We meet a rich assortment of Appalachian characters and listen to veterans recount their war experiences. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, Foxfire 12 is a rich trove of information and stories from a fascinating American culture.

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

Celebrating Fifty Years of Listenin', Laughin', and Learnin'

Author: Foxfire Fund, Inc.

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 592

View: 845

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions. Today, Foxfire's mission remains the same, and The Foxfire Book of Simple Living is both a rich look back at five decades of collected wisdom, as well as an intriguing look forward at the artists and craftsman who are working to preserve the Appalachian tradition for future generations. We hear from doll and soap makers who continue to use and adapt the time-tested methods outlined in The Foxfire Book, not to mention hunters, blacksmiths, musicians, and carpenters whose respect for those who preceded them enhances their own art. We see how the mountain community has responded to the films, books, and plays that have tried (and sometimes failed) to represent them. And, above all, by listening to the voices of those who came before, we celebrate the people who have preserved the stories, crafts, and customs that define life in the Appalachian mountain region.

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery

Author: Linda Garland Page

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 327

View: 611

Recipes for soups, salads, fish, poultry, pork, beef, sauces, vegetables, breads, and desserts are accompanied by descriptions of old-time cooking techniques

Foxfire

Author: Anya Seton

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 103

Anya Seton’s Foxfire makes the desert Southwest of the Great Depression come alive in all its rich strangeness and passion-filled glory. Amanda Lawrence, a charming, sheltered New York socialite, falls in love with Jonathan Dartland, a part-Apache mining engineer who belongs to the vastness of the Arizona desert. Amanda responds to his strength and self-reliance, but has nothing and nobody to guide her when she follows him to the grim town of Lodestone. “Not many authors succeed so well as Mrs. Seton in combining adventure and romance in a modern setting. Above all it is the driving and relentless pursuit of a treasure which keeps the people and the episodes at pitch throughout.” — Library Journal

Appalachian Home Cooking

History, Culture, and Recipes

Author: Mark F. Sohn

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 384

View: 333

Mark F. Sohn's classic book, Mountain Country Cooking, was a James Beard Award nominee in 1997. In Appalachian Home Cooking, Sohn expands and improves upon his earlier work by using his extensive knowledge of cooking to uncover the romantic secrets of Appalachian food, both within and beyond the kitchen. Shedding new light on Appalachia's food, history, and culture, Sohn offers over eighty classic recipes, as well as photographs, poetry, mail-order sources, information on Appalachian food festivals, a glossary of Appalachian and cooking terms, menus for holidays and seasons, and lists of the top Appalachian foods. Appalachian Home Cooking celebrates mountain food at its best.

Appalachian ChildrenÕs Literature

An Annotated Bibliography

Author:

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 355

View: 991

This comprehensive bibliography includes books written about or set in Appalachia from the 18th century to the present. Titles represent the entire region as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission, including portions of 13 states stretching from southern New York to northern Mississippi. The bibliography is arranged in alphabetical order by author, and each title is accompanied by an annotation, most of which include composite reviews and critical analyses of the work. All classic genres of children’s literature are represented.