RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 156778593 LA Translated from the Portuguese. T1 The alchemist A1 Coelho, Paulo., PB HarperSanFrancisco PP [San Francisco] YR 1998 SN 0061122416 9780061122415 AB 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 a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within.