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copyright 1972; Anchor Books publishers, New York; softbound copy with very minor foxing/aging on cover and spine; very small original owner's sticker inside front;  pages are very good with minor aging; very interesting book; many, many illustrations and photos.


Subjects -

"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"


Eliot Wigginton (born Brooks Eliot Wigginton on November 9, 1942) 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 Teacher of the Year" and in 1989 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.



THE FOXFIRE BOOK by Eliot Wigginton: "hog dressing; log cabin building..."

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