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Laura Esquivel
Laura Esquivel

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Laura Esquivel is the award-winning author of Like Water for Chocolate, which has sold more than four and a half million copies around the world in thirty-five languages, as well as The Law of Love and, most recently Between Two Fires. She lives in Mexico City.

Laura Esquivel es la autora del bestseller Como agua para chocolate, que ha vendido más de cuatro millones de copias alrededor del mundo, y ha sido traducido a treinta y cinco idiomas. También es autora de La ley del amor e Íntimas suculencias, entre otros. Vive en Mexico D.F. 

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Como agua para chocolate

Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Como agua para chocolate

Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: January 25, 2001
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >
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Escribiendo la nueva historia
Como dejar de ser victima en 12 sesiones
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Escribiendo la nueva historia
Como dejar de ser victima en 12 sesiones
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

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Like Water for Chocolate
A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 1, 1995
Price: $15.00

Set in turn-of-the-century Mexico, this romantic, earthy, and poignant story, touched with bittersweet moments of magic and sensuality, celebrates food and passion. As the youngest daughter in a traditional Mexican family led by a tyrannical rancher, Tita de la Garza is bound by tradition to remain unmarried so that she can... Read more >

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Like Water for Chocolate

Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: September 6, 1992
Price: $27.95

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Like Water for Chocolate
A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Swift as Desire

Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $14.00

A magical, sensuous new love story from the author of the international bestseller Like Water for Chocolate.

Instead of entering the world crying like other babies, Jublio was born with a smile on his face. He had a gift for hearing what was in people's hearts, for listening to sand dunes sind... Read more >
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Swift as Desire
A Novel
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $9.99

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Tan veloz como el deseo
Una Novela
Written by Laura Esquivel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $15.00

Laura Esquivel, author the international bestseller Como agua para chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate), one of the most beloved novels of recent years, returns to favorite themes–the power of love, the truths of the human heart–in this story of an exceptional love affair.

Júbilo Chi is a telegraph operator who born with... Read more >
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