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The Law of Love by  Laura Esquivel - First American Edition - 1996 - from Bookmarc's and

The Law of Love

by Esquivel, Laura

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996. H4 - A first american edition book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes an unopened music CD. Dramatic color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier graphic novel artist. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. A romantic and humorous love story. Compared to a Mexican 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Prado, Miguelanxo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Originally published in 1990, Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate) won Laura  Esquivel international acclaim. The film based on the book, with a screenplay by Laura Esquivel, swept the Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, winning eleven in all, and went on to become the largest grossing foreign film ever released in the United States. In 1994 Like Water for Chocolate won the prestigious ABBY award, which is given annually by the American Booksellers Association to the book the members of the organization most enjoyed hand-selling. The book has been translated into thirty languages and there are over three million copies in print worldwide. Ms. Esquivel lives in Mexico.


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