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The Resource Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate

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Like Water for Chocolate
Title
Like Water for Chocolate
Statement of responsibility
Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
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Language
eng
Summary
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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Summary
At the beginning of the 20th century, Tita, the youngest of three daughters, is expected to serve her mother for the rest of her life, but in order to show her love to Pedro, who is engaged to her sister, Tita cooks for him
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Writing style
Award
Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Trade, 1994.
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026350
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
863
Index
no index present
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1030
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
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a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
Label
Like Water for Chocolate
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OVERDRIVE:6b0af50c-94a3-44ce-a977-9b7dbc5eb399
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781400032778
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Like Water for Chocolate
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6b0af50c-94a3-44ce-a977-9b7dbc5eb399
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781400032778
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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