Chris Stewart Biography
Chris Stewart shot to fame with Driving Over Lemons in 1999. Funny, insightful and real, the book told the story of how he bought a peasant farm on the wrong side of the river, with its previous owner still a resident. It became an international bestseller, along with its sequels A Parrot in the Pepper Tree, and The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society. His latest book is Three Ways to Capsize a Boat.
In an earlier life, Stewart was the original drummer in Genesis (he played on the first album), then joined a circus, learned how to shear sheep, went to China to write the Rough Guide, gained a pilots license in Los Angeles, and completed a course in French cooking. He lives in Spain with is wife and daughter.
This biography was last updated on 12/27/2010.
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