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Como agua para chocolate

novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
Esquivel, Laura (Book - 1992 - Spanish)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Como agua para chocolate
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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. The Spanish language edition of the best-selling Like Water For Chocolate is a remarkable success in its own right. Now, in this mass market edition, thousands of new readers will be able to partake in the sumptuous, romantic, and hilarious tale of Tita, the terrific cook with an extra special something in her sauce. From the Paperback edition.
Authors: Esquivel, Laura, 1950-
Title: Como agua para chocolate
novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1992, c1989
Characteristics: 247 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laura Esquivel
ISBN: 9780606205122
0606205128
9780385721233
0385721234
Branch Call Number: SPANISH Fiction ESQUIVEL
Subject Headings: México Novela. bidex Mexico Social life and customs Fiction Cooking Fiction Arranged marriage Fiction Parental pressure Fiction Families Mexico Fiction
Topical Term: Spanish language edition
Cooking
Arranged marriage
Parental pressure
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Comment by: multcolib_spanish May 18, 2014

Publicada en 1989, esta novela está escrita con un realismo mágico que combina lo sobrenatural con lo mundano en la vida de Tita. Sus amoríos, su relación con su familia y todo lo relacionado con la importancia de la cocina y las recetas típicas mexicanas de la época. Si les gustó el libro, ¡vean... Read More »

Trata acerca de la vida de Tita, sus amoríos y la relación con su familia, todo relacionado con la importancia de la cocina y las recetas típicas mexicanas de la época en que está ambientada su vida. En la novela se puede apreciar un estilo particular, en el que se emplea un realismo mágico con e... Read More »


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Publicada en 1989, esta novela está escrita con un realismo mágico que combina lo sobrenatural con lo mundano en la vida de Tita. Sus amoríos, su relación con su familia y todo lo relacionado con la importancia de la cocina y las recetas típicas mexicanas de la época. Si les gustó el libro, ¡vean la película!

Jul 03, 2012
  • OscarJ rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

It shows how life used to be in Mexico when you get in love. Tita and Pedro.. and some mexican recipes!

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