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The alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho; Alan Clarke
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, [2002], ©1993.
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
Translations
Fables
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho; Alan Clarke
ISBN: 0061122416 9780061122415
OCLC Number: 68225907
Notes: "With an introduction from the author plus insights, interviews, and more"--Cover.
"First Harper Collins hardcover edition published in 1993"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 197 pages : map ; 21 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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