RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 865034960 LA English T1 The alchemist A1 Coelho, Paulo., Clarke, Alan, PB HarperOne PP New York YR 2007 SN 9780061122415 0061122416 AB This story is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who 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 treasure found within. -- Front cover flap.