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An edition of Como agua para chocolate (1989)

Like Water for Chocolate

a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies

55th printing
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This edition was published in by Doubleday in New York, USA, . London, UK, . Toronto, Canada, . Sydney, Australia, . Auckland, New Zealand.

Written in English

260 pages

Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit - and recipes. A sumptuous feast of a novel, it relates the bizarre history of the all-female De La Garza family. Tita, the youngest daughter of the house, has been forbidden to marry, condemned by Mexican tradition to look after her mother until she dies. But Tita falls in love with Pedro, and he is seduced by the magical food she cooks. In desperation Pedro marries her sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to her. For the next twenty-two years Tita and Pedro are forced to circle each other in unconsummated passion. Only a freakish chain of tragedies, bad luck and fate finally bring them together against all odds.

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Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate
2015, Punto de lectura
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Kal Ma Lilshukulata Como Agua Para Chocolate Like Water for Chocolate Arabic
2014, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing
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Como agua para chocolate - ed. 25 Aniversario
2013, Suma de Letras
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Como agua para chocolate
2011, Random House Mondadori
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Like Water for Chocolate
2010, Transworld
Electronic resource in English
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Como agua para chocolate - 1. ed.
2006, Random House Mondadori
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Like Water for Chocolate
May 2, 2006, RH Audio
Audio CD in English - Abridged edition
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Like Water for Chocolate
January 2006, Listening Library
Audio cassette in English
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Como Agua Para Chocolate
June 30, 2005, Planeta Mexico
Paperback
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Como agua para chocolate
2004, Casa Editorial El Tiempo
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Como Agua Para Chocolate
April 2004, Debolsillo
Paperback in Spanish / español
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Como Agua Para Chocolate
2003, Planeta
Paperback
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Como Agua Para Chocolate
July 2003, Mondadori (IT)
Paperback in Spanish / español
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate
2001, Bibliotex, S.L. (Biblioteca El Mundo)
Hardcover in Spanish / español
Cover of: Como Agua Para Chocolate / Like Water for Chocolate
Como Agua Para Chocolate / Like Water for Chocolate
December 2001, Mondadori (IT)
Hardcover in Spanish / español - Largeprint edition
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Como Agua Para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate)
January 2001, Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media
Unknown Binding in Spanish / español
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Como agua para chocolate
January 25, 2001, Anchor
in Spanish / español
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Chocolat Amer
August 13, 1999, Fixot
Paperback
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Como agua para chocolate
July 30, 1999, Alfaguara Ediciones, S.A. (Spain)
Audio cassette in Spanish / español
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Como Agua Para Chocolate/Like Water for Chocolate
October 1999, Rebound by Sagebrush
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Like Water for Chocolate
December 1999, Doubleday Doubleday
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Like Water for Chocolate
October 1999, Tandem Library
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Bittersüße Schokolade.
February 1, 1998, Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH & Co. KG / Ullstein Tas
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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Como Agua Para Chocolate/Like Water for Chocolate
October 1998, Grijalbo Mondadori Sa
Hardcover
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Como agua para chocolate
1997, Grijalbo Mondadori
in Spanish / español - Ed. ilustrada, 1a ed.
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Like Water for Chocolate
1995-11, Anchor Books / Doubleday
Trade Paperback in English - First Anchor Books Trade Paperback Edition (7)
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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
1995-11, Anchor Books
Paperback in English - 1st Anchor Books edition (22)
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Como a gua para chocolate
1995, Editora Record
Hardcover in Portuguese
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Como agua para chocolate
1995, RBA
in English
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Como agua para chocolate
1995, Grijalbo Mondadori
in Spanish / español
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Like Water for Chocolate: a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
1994-09, Anchor Books
Paperback in English - 1st Anchor Books ed. (3)
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San nero gia zesti socolata
1994, Okeanida
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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
March 1994, Chivers North Amer
Paperback in English - Largeprint edition
Cover of: Como Agua Para Chocolate
Como Agua Para Chocolate
1994, Salvat
Hardcover in Spanish / español
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BittersüÃÂe (BittersuBe) Schokolade
December 1, 1994, Suhrkamp
Mass Market Paperback in German / Deutsch
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Like water for chocolate
1994, Chivers P.
in English - Large Print ed.
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Like Water For Chocolate
August 1, 1994, Anchor
in English
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Like Water for Chocolate
April 1994, Bantam Books
in English
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Como agua para chocolate
May 1, 1994, Anchor
in Spanish / español
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Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales, con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
1994, Grijalbo S.A. de Venezuela
in Spanish / español - 6. ed. venezolana.
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Like Water for Chocolate
September 1994, Perfection Learning Prebound
Unknown Binding
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Like Water for Chocolate
January 1, 1994, Random House Audio
Audio cassette in English
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Like water for chocolate.
1994
in Chinese
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Like Water for Chocolate
January 1, 1994, Random House Audio
Audio cassette in English
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Como Agua Para Chocolate/Spanish
April 1993, DoubleDay
Hardcover
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Como Agua Para El Chocolate
December 1993, Grijalbo
Paperback in Spanish / español
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Como agua para chocolate
1993, Círculo de Lectores
in Spanish / español
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Qiao ke li qing ren =: Like water for chocolate
1993, Ying xiang wen hua shi ye you xian gong si, Zong jing xiao Wu shi tu shu you xian gong si
in Chinese - 880-02 Chu ban.
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Like water for chocolate
1993, Doubleday
in English
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Like Water for Chocolate
1993, Black Swan
Paperback in English - Black Swan edition (44)
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Cover of: Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate: a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies
1992-10, Doubleday
Hardcover in English - 55th printing
Cover of: Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate
January 1992, Books On Tape
Audio cassette in English
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Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
1992, Editorial Planeta Mexicana
Paperback in Spanish / español - 5th reimpression
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
1992, Anchor Books
in Spanish / español
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
1990, Editorial Planeta Mexicana
in Spanish / español
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate
1989, Grijalbo mondadori
in Spanish / español
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Como agua para chocolate
1989, Editorial Planeta Mexicana
in Spanish / español
Cover of: Como agua para chocolate
Como agua para chocolate: novela de entregas mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros
1989, Anchor Books
in Spanish / español
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Ullstein Taschenbucher: Bittersusse Schokolade
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Dolce Come IL Cioccolato
Publish date unknown, Garzanti Italian
Hardcover

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Como agua para chocolate

First published in 1989



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Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit - and recipes. A sumptuous feast of a novel, it relates the bizarre history of the all-female De La Garza family. Tita, the youngest daughter of the house, has been forbidden to marry, condemned by Mexican tradition to look after her mother until she dies. But Tita falls in love with Pedro, and he is seduced by the magical food she cooks. In desperation Pedro marries her sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to her. For the next twenty-two years Tita and Pedro are forced to circle each other in unconsummated passion. Only a freakish chain of tragedies, bad luck and fate finally bring them together against all odds.

Excerpts

Take care to chop the onion fine. To keep from crying when you chop it (which is so annoying!), I suggest you place a little bit on your head. The trouble with crying over an onion is that once the chopping gets you started and the tears begin to well up, the next thing you know you just can't stop. I don't know whether that's ever happened to you, but I have to confess it's happened to me, many times. Mama used to say it was because I was expecially sensitive to onions, like my great-aunt Tita.
Page 5, added by Alex Voytek.) "First paragraph"

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Like Water for Chocolate

a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies

55th printing

This edition was published in by Doubleday in New York, USA, . London, UK, . Toronto, Canada, . Sydney, Australia, . Auckland, New Zealand.


Edition Notes

The recipes in this book are based on traditional Mexican recipes.

Copyright Date
1989, 1992
Translation Of
Como agua para chocolate
Translated From
Spanish / español

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ 7298. 15 S638 C8613 1992, PQ7298.15.S638 C6613 1992, PQ7298.15.S638 C6613 1995

Contributors

Translator
Carol Christensen
Translator
Thomas Christensen
Jacket Design
Julie Duquet
Cover Art
Cathleen Toelke

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
246 p.
Number of pages
260
Dimensions
19.5 x 13.4 x 2.3 centimeters
Weight
386 grams

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1565390M
Internet Archive
likewaterforchoc00esqurich
ISBN 10
0385420161
ISBN 13
9780385420167
LC Control Number
91047188
OCLC/WorldCat
25164505, 651571798, 973589819, 964433721
Amazon.com
0385420161
Google
V5NdAAAAMAAJ
Library Thing
3238818
Goodreads
22387933

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