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She is the award-winning author of Like Water For Chocolate. She lives in Mexico City. (Publisher Provided) Laura Esquivel was born in Mexico City, Mexico on September 30, 1950. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a kindergarten teacher and as a writer for children's television programs during the 1970s and 1980s. Her first novel, Como Agua para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate), was published in 1989 in Spanish and in 1992 in English. It was made into a movie, also written by Esquivel, in 1993. The movie won the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures award. Her other novels include The Law of Love, Swift as Desire, Between the Fires, and Malinche. She has also published the children's story Estrellita Marinera, an essay entitled The Book of Emotions, and a philosophical treatise called Intimate Suculencias Kitchen. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Like Water for Chocolate 10,992 copies, 238 reviews
The Law of Love 848 copies, 13 reviews
Malinche 630 copies, 24 reviews
Swift as Desire 477 copies, 7 reviews
Pierced by the Sun 103 copies, 4 reviews
El diario de Tita 17 copies, 1 review
Als je mijn hart beroert (Author) 10 copies

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