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Bittersweet country

By: Massey, Ellen Gray [editor]

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Press/Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44500550

ISBN: 0385129610

Condition: Good


0385129610 434 pages. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Documents the customs of the people who established a culture and self-sufficient way of life which still exists today, but which, like the once-widespread vine, has almost disappeared from the land. A collection of the best from 'Bittersweet' magazine. Here is advice on how to build an Ozark johnboat, perform traditional square dances, make rag rugs, and prepare old-time cures. Also touches on the art of moonshining and sharp-note singing, and appreciations of mules and the Ozark fox trotter. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Bind... View more info