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Rough Weather Makes Good Timber - Carolinians Recall., Ginns, Patsy

Author Name    Ginns, Patsy

Title   Rough Weather Makes Good Timber - Carolinians Recall.

Binding   Hardcover in DJ.

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Size   Oblong

Publisher    University of North Carolina Press. 1977.

ISBN Number    0807812889 / 9780807812884

Seller ID   2121f

189 pp Rough Weather Makes Good Timber includes chapters on The Land, Home Life, Food, Work, Cash Crops, Happy Times, Hard Times, School and Church, Social Customs, Travel, and Stories and Legends. Individual narratives cover such diverse topics as the cooking of possum and bear meat. The oldest person Mrs. Ginns interviewed was ninety-seven; the youngest, fifty-three. The earliest firsthand accounts date from about 1885; the latest reach into the nineteen forties. This is a book that documents customs and folkways that are fast disappearing.It is a sample of the cultural heritage of North Carolina, which its people have preserved for themselves."

Price = 10.00 USD

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