Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate

Como Agua Para Chocolate

Book - 1992
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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.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385420167
0385420161
9780385420174
038542017X
Branch Call Number: F Esq
Alternative Title: Como agua para chocolate

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