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Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel (English)

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Autor: Esquivel, Laura

Edición: First Edition First Printing

Unión: Tapa dura

Número de páginas: 256

Fecha de lanzamiento: 06-09-1992

Identificador de producto del fabricante: 9780385420167

Detalles: Reseña del editor Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical ranch must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother. A first novel. National ad/promo. Tour. Críticas "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 Nota de la solapa 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. Biografía del autor Laura Esquivel is the award-winning author of Like Water for Chocolate, which has sold over four and a half million copies around the world in 35 languages, The Law of Love, and most recently, Between Two Fires. She lives in Mexico City.

EAN: 9780385420167

Dimensiones del paquete: 7.6 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches

Idiomas: Inglés

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