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Like Water for Chocolate

A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Esquivel, Laura, 1950- (Book - 1992 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Random House, Inc.
Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table in her final days of pregnancy. While still in her mother's womb, her daughter to be weeps so violently she causes an early labor, and little Tita slips out amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon becomes a way of life, and Tita grows up to be a master chef. She shares special points of her favorite preparations with listeners throughout the story.

Baker & Taylor
Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical ranch must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother. A first novel. National ad/promo. Tour.

Baker
& Taylor

Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother

Authors: Esquivel, Laura, 1950-
Statement of Responsibility: Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
Title: Like water for chocolate
a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1992
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 245 p. ; 20 cm.
Sold by: Doubleday
Notes: Translation of: Como agua para chocolate
Subject Headings: Mexico Fiction
Genre/Form: Love stories
LCCN: 91047188
ISBN: 0385420161
9780385420167
Branch Call Number: FIC E
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Oct 18, 2012
  • mamiuno rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ese mi libro........

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