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The Law of Love by  Laura Esquivel - Paperback - Signed - 1996 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

The Law of Love

by Esquivel, Laura

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued


New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996. AC5 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book signed and dated by the author in near fine condition that has a few light stains and light shelf wear. 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.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

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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