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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 an 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. 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, using cooking to express herself and sharing recipes with readers along the way.
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9780329146511
9781400032778
9780606095563
9780385420167
Accelerated Reader:
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Lexile measure:
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subject_facetCooking, Mexican -- Fiction
Families -- Mexico -- Fiction
Love stories
Mexico -- Fiction
title_displayLike water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
title_fullLike Water for Chocolate A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
title_shortLike water for chocolate
title_suba novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
topic_facetCooking, Mexican
Families
Fantasy
Fiction
Literature