Like water for chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies

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IL: UG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 9
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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.
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ISBN:
9780385420167
9780385420174
9781400032778
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.2, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
1030L
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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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2002
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subject_facetLove stories
Mexico -- Fiction
title_displayLike water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies
title_fullLike Water for Chocolate A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments with recipes, romances, and home remedies / Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen
title_shortLike water for chocolate
title_subA Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
topic_facetFantasy
Fiction
Literature