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Título: Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly...
Editorial: Doubleday, New York
Año de publicación: 1989
Encuadernación: Soft cover
Condición del libro: As New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket
Edición: Advance Reader's Copy
Unread Original Softcover ADVANCE READERS COPY (ARC). 1st Edition/1st Printing. Softcover with dust cover. Author's debut novel. Simply pristine, an extremely clean and crisp copy from my personal smoke-free collection. Seller is the original and only owner of this book. Not a remainder or EX-LIB. A GIFT QUALITY COPY. You'll not likely find a finer copy! Delivered to you in a box, never in an envelope. N° de ref. de la librería 000793
Sinopsis: 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.
Contraportada: "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
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