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.
From the Hardcover edition.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
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.From the Back Cover:
"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
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Chivers North Amer. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0792717856I3N00
Book Description Chivers North America, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies (Curley Large Print Books) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780792717850
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97807927178503.0
Book Description Chivers North Amer, 1993. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9780792717850-3
Book Description Chivers North Amer, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-162-65-2925702