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by | Read by Maria Conchita Alonso

Fiction • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

Much like Esquivel's timeless LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, this novel is a magical, spiritual story that highlights the strength of women and the intensity of relationships. Maria Conchita Alonso's musical voice is an ideal vehicle for the telling of a vivid fictionalization of Mexico's history. There are moments when the voice that is positively melodious in one sentence is awkward in others, but it seems to be more the result of the translation than any weakness in Alonso's performance. Alonso effervesces with a rich enthusiasm for both the story and its language, and the result is an engaging, passionate audiobook. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 06/ JAN 07]



Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2006

CD ISBN 0743555139 $29.95 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 0743564553 $17.95


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 1419396336 $49.75 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 1419396382 $69.75 • Six CDs

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