Of all the people documented by the Foxfire students since 1966, ne has been more appealing to readers than Arie Carpenter. For all those who have read and cherished the Foxfire books, here is a loving portrait of a fondly remembered friend. This book is t just about Aunt Arie; it is Aunt Arie. In her own words, she discusses everything from planting, harvesting, and cooking to her thoughts about religion and her feelings about living alone. Also included are testimonials from many who knew her and a wealth of photographs.
Linda Garland Page, one of the original Foxfire students, was director of the Foxfire Press when it initially published Aunt Arie in cooperation with E. P. Dutton.|Eliot Wigginton founded the Foxfire program.