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Stewart, Chris 1951-

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Works: 21 works in 41 publications in 5 languages and 2,508 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Biography  Humor 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Narrator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: DP302.A38, 946.82
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Driving over lemons : an optimist in Andalucía by Chris Stewart( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 libraries worldwide
The author, an English sheep shearer and former drummer for Genesis, learns a great deal when he and his wife buy a rambling, decrepit farm in a remote area south of Granada
A parrot in the pepper tree by Chris Stewart( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Chris Stewart's Driving over lemons told the story of his move to a remote mountain farm in Las Alpujarras an oddball region of Spain, south of Granada. Funny, insightful and real, the book became an international bestseller. A Parrot in the Pepper Tree, the sequel to Lemons, follows the lives of Chris, Ana and their daughter, Chloe, as they get to grips with a misanthropic parrot who joins their home, Spanish school life, neighbours in love, their amazement at Chris appearing on the bestseller lists and their shock at discovering that their beloved valley is once more under threat of a dam. A Parrot in the Pepper Tree also looks back on Chris Stewart's former life the hard times shearing in midwinter Sweden (and driving across the frozen sea to reach island farms); his first taste of Spain, learning flamenco guitar as a 20-year old; and his illustrious music career, drumming for his school band Genesis (sacked at 17, he never quite became Phil Collins), and then for a circus
The rough guide to Andalucía by Geoff Garvey( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A travel guidebook to Andalucia. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets
Driving over lemons [an optimist in Andalucia] by Chris Stewart( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Aged seventeen, Chris Stewart retired as the drummer of Genesis and launched a career as a sheep-shearer and travel writer. He has no regrets about this. Had he become a big-time rock star he might never have moved with his wife Ana to a remote mountain farm in Andalucía. Nor forged the friendship of a lifetime with his resourceful peasant neighbor Domingo, nor watched his baby daughter Chloe grow and thrive there. Fate does sometimes seem to know what it's up to
The rough guide to China by Catharine Sanders( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Essentially Israel by Carole Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Gids met toeristische informatie voor een bezoek aan Israël en de westelijke Jordaanoever
Last days of the bus club by Chris Stewart( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
It's two decades since Chris Stewart moved to his farm on the wrong side of a river in the mountains of southern Spain and his daughter Chloe is preparing to fly the nest for university. In this latest, typically hilarious dispatch from El Valero, we find Chris, now a local literary celebrity, using his fame to help his old sheep-shearing partner find work on a raucous road trip
Songlines top of the world ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in Multiple languages and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An optimist afloat by Chris Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Chris Stewart lands his dream job as a skipper for the summer, sailing a Cornish crabber around the Greek islands. In this memoir we follow Chris on a series of adventures, from a shaky start in Littlehampton harbour to a journey of a lifetime on a trip across the North Atlantic
Environmental directions ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dr. Barbara Mossberg, president emeritus, Goddard College, discusses environmental viewpoints. Chris Stewart, author of Driving over lemons: an optimist in Andalucía, discusses sheep ranching in Spain
The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society by Chris Stewart( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This sequel finds Chris & his family still at El Valero, their farm on the wrong side of the river in rural Andalucia. Life there continues in decidedly oddball fashion. Chris Stewart is one-time Genesis drummer turned sheepshearer
The rough guide to Andalucƒia by Geoff Garvey( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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