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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends poignant romance, bittersweet wit, and delicious recipes. This classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at

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Author Laura Esquivel

Pages 256

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2002-08-13

ISBN 1400032776 9781400032778


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sarah_brown_5943 shared a tip "I like magical realism but this was waaaay too ***** for me and the love interest had no redeeming qualities"

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somer_stepp shared a tip "Awesome magical realism book. I love picking all the possible meanings apart!"

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justina_fu shared a tip "This book is what dreams are made of 🌙 💜 My all time favorite"

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kimberly_wolfson shared a tip "My favorite book and one of my all time favorite movies."

bea_2061 shared a tip "Just enjoyed the story and Recipes in the book. Loved the cultural references and spiritual references"

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laura_sedam shared a tip "I haven't read her other books. I read this one in high school and really enjoyed it. I'll have to check out some of her others."

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mercedes_lopez_176 shared a tip "Yes. Movie is awesome too. I read the book in a weekend. I just couldn't put it down."

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natasha_schroeter shared a tip "This is also a movie. This is one of the few books whose movie is just as good. A favourite!"

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ava_n shared a tip "best cottage read :) finished it in less than 2 days"

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leah_kennedy shared a tip "Food and love. Two of my favorite things"

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maria_guerrero_4592 shared a tip "A book that you have to experience for yourself. It is one of the few that I have re-read."

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paola_oseguera_alon shared a tip "Couldn’t put it down!"

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caterine_osgood shared a tip "Ty! At the moment i really don't have one. I'm looking for the One, still... What about you?"

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