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    Like Water for Chocolate (CD-Audio) By (author) Laura Esquivel, Read by Yareli Arizmendi

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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. "From the Hardcover edition."


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    Title
    Like Water for Chocolate
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laura Esquivel, Read by Yareli Arizmendi
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 125 mm
    Height: 142 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780739334195
    ISBN 10: 0739334190
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ERLY20
    BISAC V2.8: FIC051000, FIC044000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MEXICN
    Ingram Subject Code: KF
    Libri: I-KF
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: AUDIO
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    02 May 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Laura Esquivelis the award-winning author of "Like Water for Chocolate, "which has sold more than four and a half million copies around the world in thirty-five languages, as well as "The Law of Love" and, most recently "Between Two Fires." She lives in Mexico City. "From the Trade Paperback edition."
    Review quote
    "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" "From the Trade 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.