Title Rough Weather Makes Good Timber - Carolinians Recall.
Binding Hardcover in DJ.
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good
Publisher University of North Carolina Press. 1977.
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."