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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.

The Spanish language edition of the best-selling Like Water For Chocolate is a remarkable success in its own right. Now, in this mass market edition, thousands of new readers will be able to partake in the sumptuous, romantic, and hilarious tale of Tita, the terrific cook with an extra special something in her sauce.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385471480
Author:
Esquivel, Laura
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Untranslated Fiction - Spanish
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Mexico Fiction.
Subject:
Cuentos de amor
Subject:
Romance hispano-americano
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Anchor ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Espanol
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
1994
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.83x4.16x.59 in. .33 lbs.

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