9780792717843

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

Esquivel, Laura; Christensen, Carol; Christensen, Thomas

ISBN 10: 0792717848 / 0-7927-1784-8
ISBN 13: 9780792717843
Publisher: Chivers North Amer
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
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.


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Review:
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.

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Review:
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.

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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies (ISBN: 0792717848 / 0-7927-1784-8)
Esquivel, Laura;Christensen, Carol;Christensen, Thomas
ISBN 10: 0792717848
ISBN 13: 9780792717843
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Book Description: Chivers North Amer. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. A little bit of wear. May contain some library markings. Bookseller Inventory # V203188463

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