The Good Life Almanac

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Title

The Good Life Almanac

Description

Compilation of local history, sayings, folk beliefs, food preservation, and recipes.

Alternative Title

Being Choicest Morsels of Wisdom for Reader Interested in Living, Rather than Existing…

Abstract

An almanac of stories on the microcosm of the Appalachian region during a period of transition, this book was published in 1975.Written to showcase the stories and folklore passed on in the mountains, the tales chosen are typical of the nineteenth century. Stories talk about the dependence on water transportation, the excitement of the coming railroad, the self-contained nature of community recreation, and the interdependence and independence of small community's daily life. In addition to stories, traditional regional recipes are included in order to demonstrate further what is was like to live in the mountains.

Creator

Ruth Smalley

Publisher

Appalachian Consortium Press

Date Copyrighted

1975

Date Issued

1975

License

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Rights Holder

Appalachian State University

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Citation

Ruth Smalley, “The Good Life Almanac

,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed November 22, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/43699.