Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore

1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living

Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore
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Format: Paperback / softback, 352 Pages
ISBN: 9780760340011
Publisher: Voyageur Press
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Description

A grand encyclopedia of country lore by famed Texas folklorist Jerry Mack Johnson, covering water witching, maple syruping, weather wisdom, country remedies and herbal cures, cleaning solutions, pest purges, bird migrations and animal lore, firewood essentials, adobe making and bricklaying, leather working, plant dyes, farm foods, natural teas and tonics, granola, bread making, beer brewing and winemaking, jams and jellies, canning and preserving, sausage making and meat smoking, drying foods, down-home toys, papermaking, candle crafting, homemade soaps and shampoos, Christmas wreaths and decorations, butter and cheese making, fishing and hunting secrets, and much more.

The author

Jerry Mack Johnson grew up on a ranch in West Texas and worked as a cowboy, rodeo clown, professional bull rider, miner, prospector, merchant seaman, oilfield worker, catfish farmer, salesman, and school teacher. He was the author of numerous books of lore, including Down Home Ways, Country Wisdom, and Country Scrapbook.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 352 Pages
ISBN: 9780760340011
Illustrations: 469 b-w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 1 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 25.4 mm
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