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The alchemist : a fable about following your dream

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
ISBN: 0062502182 9780062502186
OCLC Number: 43546054
Description: 167 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Alquimista.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke.

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A fable about undauntingly following one's dreams, listening to one's heart, and reading life's omens features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being. Reissue.  Read more...

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"A magical little volume.""-- San Francisco Chronicle""A wise and inspiring fable about the pilgrimage that life should be."-- M. Scott Peck, M.D., author of "The Road Less Traveled

 
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