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Like Water for Chocolate

A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

by Laura Esquivel

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The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for an award-winning film.
Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends 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, using cooking to express herself and sharing recipes with readers along the way.

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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 13, 2002

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781400032778
  • Release date: August 13, 2002

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781400032778
  • File size: 857 KB
  • Release date: August 13, 2002


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English

Levels

Lexile® Measure: 1030

The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for an award-winning film.
Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends 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, using cooking to express herself and sharing recipes with readers along the way.

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