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​​​​​​​Books in Print: A Book Club discusses Laura Esquivel’s novel LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE

Monday, June 3rd, 7PM
Books in Print: A Book Club discusses Laura Esquivel’s novel LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE

The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the award-winning film. Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends poignant romance and bittersweet wit. This 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.

Event date: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Print: A Bookstore
273 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385420174
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - October 1995