LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE. A Novel in Monthly Installments With Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies. Translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen.

New York: Doubleday, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. The story of a young girl named Tita, who longs her entire life to marry her lover, Pedro, but can never have him because of her mother's upholding of the family tradition of the youngest daughter not marrying but taking care of her mother until the day she dies. Tita is only able to express herself when she cooks. The author employs magical realism to combine the supernatural with the ordinary. Film source. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #ESB12377
ISBN: 0385420161

Price: $45.00

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