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Como Agua Para Chocolate / Like Water for Chocolate

Como Agua Para Chocolate / Like Water for Chocolate

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Terrenal, m gico y absolutamente encantador, este relato de la vida familiar en el M xico finisecular se convirti , con la mezcla acertada de romance doloroso e ingenio agridulce, en un fen meno de best-seller.

La cl sica historia de amor se sit a en el rancho De la Garza, mientras la due a tir nica Mam Elena corta cebolla en la mesa de cocina durante sus ltimos d as de embarazo. A n dentro del tero de su madre, la futura hija llora tan violentamente que causa un parto prematuro y la peque a Tita nace entre las especies para preparar sopa de fideos. Este temprano encuentro con la comida pronto se convierte en una forma de vida. Tita se convierte en una chef maestra y, a lo largo de la historia, comparte puntos especiales de sus recetas favoritas con los lectores.

La edici n en espa ol del best-seller Como agua para chocolate es, con toda raz n, un notable xito. Ahora, en esta edici n en pasta blanda, miles de nuevos lectores podr n participar en el suntuoso, rom ntico y divertido relato de Tita, la extraordinaria cocinera que siempre pone algo extra especial en su salsa.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the 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.

This 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.

Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
Published: 01/25/2001
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.43lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.25w x 0.56d
ISBN: 9780385721233
Language: Spanish

About the Author
Laura Esquivel is the award-winning author of Like Water for Chocolate, which has sold more than four and a half million copies around the world in 35 languages, as well as The Law of Love, and most recently, Between Two Fires. She lives in Mexico City.

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