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The alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : G.K. Hall, 1995.
Series: G.K. Hall large print inspirational collection.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView 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
Large type books
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
ISBN: 0783811950 9780783811956
OCLC Number: 31520036
Notes: Originally published in Portuguese: Rio de Janeiro : Editora Rocco, 1988. Originally translated and published in English: San Francisco : HarperSanFranciso, 1993.
Description: 207 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Series Title: G.K. Hall large print inspirational collection.
Other Titles: Alquimista.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke.

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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 a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within.

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