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The Foxfire 40th anniversary book : faith, family, and the land

Author: Angie Cheek; Lacy Hunter Nix; Foxfire Fund.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2006.
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Traces the history of "Foxfire" magazine from 1966 to the present, exploring the magazine's philosophy of simple living, ideas for creative self-sufficiency, and efforts to preserve the history and culture of Appalachia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angie Cheek; Lacy Hunter Nix; Foxfire Fund.
ISBN: 0307275515 9780307275516
OCLC Number: 65538811
Description: xxxix, 512 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is Foxfire? --
Foxfire: A History --
40 years of Foxfire: a partial timeline --
Aunt Arie Carpenter --
Our beloved contacts --
FAITH: God --
The Bible --
Church: Being raised in church, Being saved, Snake handling, Handling fire, Speaking in tongues, Footwashing --
Faith healing: Laying on of hands, Stopping blood, Drawing fire, Curing thrash, Conjuring warts --
Everyday miracles --
The holy land --
Heaven --
The devil --
The end times --
FAMILY: Family times: Raisin', Punishment --
Chores: Farming, cooking, cookers, washing, making brooms --
Clothes --
School: Going to school, The schoolhouse, School term/day, Teachers, Lunch, Subjects, Mischief at school --
Games & toys --
Parties: Birthday parties, Ice cream parties, Candy drawin's, Candy pullin's, Corn shuckin's, Quiltin's, Singin's --
Holidays: New Year's, Valentine's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas --
Recipes: Drinks, Cheese and butter, Pickling, Vegetables, Corn products, Bread, Jellies / Jams / Preserves, Meat, Fruit, Pies, Cobblers, Cakes, Cookies, Candy --
Relationships: Dating, Marriage --
Doctoring --
Money --
Beauty secrets --
Advice --
Longevity --
THE LAND: Acquiring land: Buying land, Inheriting land --
Selling land --
Mills: Gristmills, Sorghum mills, Sawmills --
Logging --
Free range or open range --
Farming --
The Mountains --
Country living.
Other Titles: Foxfire fortieth anniverary book
Responsibility: edited by Angie Cheek, Lacy Hunter Nix, and Foxfire students.
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Traces the history of "Foxfire" magazine from 1966 to the present, exploring the magazine's philosophy of simple living, ideas for creative self-sufficiency, and efforts to preserve the history and culture of Appalachia.

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