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The Alchemist.

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: New York, New York : Harper One, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepard boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland of Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the pyramids. Along the way he meets a gypsy women, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. What starts out as a journey to find worldly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho
ISBN: 9780062502179 :) 0062502174 ((alk. paper) :) 9780061122415 ((trade pbk.) :) 0061122416 ((trade pbk.) :
OCLC Number: 733699473
Notes: Accession # 35738 Includes a reader's guide and an interview with the author.
Description: 197 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Alchemist, The :
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke.

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This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepard boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland of Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the pyramids. Along the way he meets a gypsy women, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. What starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within.

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