Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

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The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the 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.

This 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
Anchor
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Published on
Aug 13, 2002
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781400032778
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Cultural Heritage
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Magical Realism
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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