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    DescriptionEarthy, 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. "From the Paperback edition."


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    Title
    Como Agua Para Chocolate
    Subtitle
    Novela De Entregas Mensuales Con Recetas, Amores y Remedios Caseros
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laura Esquivel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 247
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 193 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    Spanish
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385721233
    ISBN 10: 0385721234
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 863
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC051000, FIC045000
    B&T General Subject: 100
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MEXICN
    DC22: 863/.64
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC classification: PQ7298.15.S638 C66 2001
    Thema V1.0: FB
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "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". "From the Paperback edition."
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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. "From the Paperback edition.