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The alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho; Alan Clarke; James Noel Smith
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, [2006], ©1998.
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; Alan Clarke; James Noel Smith
ISBN: 0060887966 9780060887964
OCLC Number: 68908447
Notes: "This book is an English version of O Alquimista, the Portuguese original edition, published in Brazil by Editora Rocco Ltd. (Rio de Janeiro)--T.p. verso.
Prologue translated by Clifford E. Landers.
Description: 178 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Alquimista.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith.

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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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