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The Mistress of Spices: A Novel

By: Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Anchor 17 February 1998Description: 352.ISBN: 9780385482387; 9780552996709.DDC classification: B5106497
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A classic work of magical realism, this bestselling novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni tells the story of Tilo, a young woman from another time who has a gift for the mystical art of spices.

Now immortal, and living in the gnarled and arthritic body of an old woman, Tilo has set up shop in Oakland, California, where she administers curatives to her customers. But when she's surprised by an unexpected romance with a handsome stranger, she must choose between everlasting life and the vicissitudes of modern society. Spellbinding and hypnotizing, The Mistress of Spices is a tale of joy, sorrow, and one special woman's magical powers.