The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games

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  • Author : Linda Garland Page
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 1469617005
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The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games

The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games
  • Author : Linda Garland Page,Hilton Smith
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release : 15 June 2018
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Part oral history and part rule book, The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Toys and Games is a joyous collection of memories of playing indoor and outdoor games; of making dolls, homemade board games, playhouses, and other toys--each with complete instructions and the flavor of southern Appalachia. Every toy and game has been tested by the Foxfire students and is devised to make or play yourself, without major expense, complicated parts, or electricity. Originally published in 1985, the book includes familiar games

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living
  • Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 23 August 2016
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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

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The Foxfire Book
  • Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release : 25 September 1972
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Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.

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  • Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 27 October 2010
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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. This eleventh volume celebrates the rituals and recipes of the Appalachian homeplace, including a one-hundred page section on herbal remedies, and segments

The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book
  • Author : Eliot Wigginton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 25 September 1972
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"In 1966, in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Georgia, a teacher and his students founded a quarterly magazine that they named Foxfire, after a phosphorescent lichen. In 1972, several articles from the magazine were published in book form and the acclaimed Foxfire series was born ... the books continue to teach a philosophy of simplicity in living that is truly enduring in its appeal. Much more than "how to" books, the Foxfire series is a publishing phenomenon and a way of life, teaching

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  • Author : William Schemmel
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 13 January 2009
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Visit Georgia in a way most travelers don’t with this handy guide written by a passionate Georgian native as he leads you through Georgia’s byways and hidden treasures. Eight maps and twelve black-and-white illustrations complement his commentary.