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Driving over lemons

an optimist in Andalucía

by Chris Stewart

  • 277 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alpujarra Region (Spain),
  • Spain,
  • Alpujarra Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Stewart, Chris -- Homes and haunts -- Spain -- Alpujarra Region.,
    • Country life -- Spain -- Alpujarra Region.,
    • Alpujarra Region (Spain) -- Description and travel.,
    • Alpujarra Region (Spain) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Maps on lining papers.

      StatementChris Stewart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP302.A38 S74 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51325M
      ISBN 100375410287
      LC Control Number99056675

        Driving Over Lemons An Optimist in Spain. Chris Stewart. , 28 Ratings; $; $; More than a travel book, this is a record of Stewart's slowly flourishing friendship with his neighbor, Domingo, and of how Stewart gradually sank roots deep into his beautiful Andaluc an hillside. A bestseller in England, this enchanting memoir is 4/5(24).   Driving Over Lemons" is the contagiously entertaining account of one couple's beginning a new life as they turn a rundown peasant farm in southern Spain into a home. When Chris Stewart first sees El Valero, he's willing to overlook its lack of electricity, running water, or access road/5().

      Driving Over Lemons is funny, insightful, and charms form beginning to end. When English sheep shearer Chris Stewart (once a drummer for Genesis) bought an isolated farmhouse in the mountains outside of Granada, Spain, he was fully aware that it didn't have electricity, running water, or access to roads. The Driving Over Lemons Trilogy book series by Chris Stewart includes books Driving Over Lemons, A Parrot in the Pepper Tree, The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society, and several more. See the complete Driving Over Lemons Trilogy series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

      Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia: Stewart, Chris, Jansz, Natania: : BooksReviews:   Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart is the big-daddy of 'living in rural Andalucía' books. Is there anyone who hasn’t heard of it? His description of watering his land, of knowing how water behaves and how to harness its life-giving properties, made me smile. His neighbour tells him he knows nothing about watering and Chris.


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