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The alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, [1999?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
OCLC Number: 57737112
Description: 175 pages ; 22 cm
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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