Foxfire 10 by George P. Foxfire Fund, Inc.Foxfire 10 by George P. Foxfire Fund, Inc.

Foxfire 10

byGeorge P. Foxfire Fund, Inc.EditorGeorge P. Reynolds

Paperback | March 1, 1993

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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.

Chock full of the wit and wisdom that has become the Foxfire trademark, this tenth volume in  the acclaimed series is on oral history of  Appalachian lives and traditions, homespun crafts, and folk arts including gourd carving and chairmaking.
Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.
Title:Foxfire 10Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.16 × 5.99 × 1.29 inPublished:March 1, 1993Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385422768

ISBN - 13:9780385422765


From Our Editors

The beloved, best-selling Foxfire series, edited by Eliot Wigginton and his students, has for three decades offered up hearty folk wisdom and the cherished values of living simply. Foxfire 10 is a repackaged release featuring the folk art and lore of the Appalachians. Readers will learn about railroad lore, boarding houses, Depression-era Appalachia, chair making, whirligigs, snake canes and gourd art in this volume.