WorldCat Identities

Silvestre, Ruth

Overview
Works: 10 works in 48 publications in 2 languages and 963 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DC609.83.S55, 944.70837
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Most widely held works about Ruth Silvestre
 
Most widely held works by Ruth Silvestre
A harvest of sunflowers by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after first setting eyes on Bel-Air de Grèzelongue, her dream house in south-west French, Ruth Silvestre brings us the sequel to her enchanting memoir A House in the Sunflowers. Local friendships and bonds of loyalty that she and her family formed during their gradual renovation of their once derelict farmhouse have now deepened. The children, both hers and her neighbours', are now adults and the close-knit community celebrates and prepares for the new generation. The wedding festivities and banquets are beautifully described in mouth-watering detail and the tastes and smells of
A house in the sunflowers : an English family's search for their dream house in France by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger who lived in a merry-go-round by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe goes exploring and when he stumbles upon a hidden merry-go-round, he discovers a magical place and a very special friend
A house in the sunflowers : summer in Aquitaine by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Silvestre's story of her love affair with her dream house in south-west France, chronicling the friendships that she and her family formed during the gradual restoration of their once derelict farmhouse and the local festivities, described with natural joie de vivre
A house in the sunflowers by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1970s in the south-west of France, Ruth Silvestre and her family found Bel-Air de Grèzelongue, a house that had been deserted and uninhabited for ten years. They fell in love with it. A House in the Sunflowers tells of their love affair with the house; from the ups and downs of buying and renovating it, to the challenge of becoming part of the local French community. Sprinkled with mouth-watering descriptions of gastronomic feasts in the glorious sunshine, and fascinating insights into the history and customs of this stunning area, this charming, funny and romantic book is an abs
Reflections of sunflowers by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bel-Air de Grezelongue is the much-loved home of Ruth and her husband, set in the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France. Renovating the house was a labour of love - and the love affair between house and owner has lasted twenty-five years. There have been inevitable sadnesses, but also the joys of new grandchildren, anniversaries, village fetes, and splendid meals with neighbours in the local farming community. Now they face their own personal tragedy, but through all their sorrows Bel-Air continues to be a place of healing, as well as extraordinary beauty
A harvest of sunflowers by Ruth Silvestre( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after first setting eyes on Bel-air de Grezelongue, her dream house in the sunflowers in south-west France, Ruth Silvestre brings us more tales of her adventures ... Local friendships and bonds of loyalty that she and her family formed during the gradual restoration of their once derelict farmhouse have now deepened. The children, both hers and her neighbours, are now adults. Wedding festivities and banquets are described in mouth-watering detail as, with natural joie-de-vivre, a close-knit society celebrates and prepares for the coming generation
Quique lo salvó y otras historias by Ruth Silvestre( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvest of sunflowers (Sound Recording) by Ruth Silvestre( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A house in the sunflowers : an English family's search for their dream house in FranceA house in the sunflowers : summer in AquitaineA house in the sunflowersReflections of sunflowersQuique lo salvó y otras historiasA harvest of sunflowersA house in the sunflowers : summer in Aquitaine