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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"A tall-tale, fairy-tale, soap-opera romance, Mexican cookbook and home-remedy handbook all rolled into one, Like Water For Chocolate is one tasty entree from first-time novelist Laura Esquivel." -- San Francisco ChronicleAbout the Author:
"A tall-tale, fairy-tale, soap-opera romance, Mexican cookbook and home-remedy handbook all rolled into one, Like Water For Chocolate is one tasty entree from first-time novelist Laura Esquivel." -- San Francisco Chronicle
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Book Description Bantam Audio, Des Plaines, Illinois, U.S.A., 1994. Audio Book. Book Condition: Good. Four Sturdy Audio Cassettes. Four Useful Audio Cassette tapes in the box published by Bantam Dell Audio. Some scuff and shelf wear to the box. A former owners name written lightly on the back of the box. The tapes sit inside the case protected and useful. Enjoy this abridged audio performance!. Bookseller Inventory # 999994000000061
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