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Like Water for Chocolate (original 1989; edition 1995)
by Laura Esquivel, Thomas Christensen (Translator), Carol Christensen (Translator)
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel (1989)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 038542017X, Paperback)Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.
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With more than two million copies in print, this beloved novel has become a treasured part of America's literary memory. Now, for the first time, this "tall-tale, fairy-tale, soap opera romance, Mexican cookbook, and home-remedy handbook all rolled into one" (San Francisco Chronicle) is available in trade paper with the original art from the hardcover.
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