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Despite having fallen in love with a young man, Tita, youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother, in a Spanish-language version of the popular novel. Read by Yareli Arizmendi. Book available.
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"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.
"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
The Spanish-language audio edition of the best-selling novel Like Water For Chocolate --a bestseller in its own right!From the Back Cover:
"A delightful first novel... the fragrant story makes you dream of love and want your supper too." --Glamour.
"A mystical Mexican love story... [that] will charm the palate and the heart." -- USA Today.
"A tall-tale, fairy-tale, soap-opera and home-remedy handbook all rolled into one." -- San Francisco Chronicle.
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Book Description Random House Audio, 1994. Audio Cassette. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110553472666