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The alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st 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
Fables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
ISBN: 0062502174 9780062502179 0062502662 9780062502667 9780062502186 0062502182 9780061122415 0061122416
OCLC Number: 26857452
Language Note: Translation of: O alquimista.
Description: 177 pages ; 22 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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This book' message is much more than encouraging you to dream and desire what you want. It's message is that we all have a path in which we need to be open to and that God' creations are providing the signs we need to fulfill our purpose. I enjoyed traveling with the main character to these distant...
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