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Manuscript found in Accra : a novel

Author: Paulo Coelho; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"The latest novel from #1 internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho is a classic of inspiration and reflection, a meditation on life, love, and the significance of change. A novel of philosophical reflection set in Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades. Here a community of Christians, Arabs, and Jews who have long lived together harmoniously have been warned of an imminent attack and certain destruction.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 9780385349833 0385349831
OCLC Number: 820349319
Notes: "Originally published in Brazil as Manuscrito encantrado em Accra by Sextante, Rio de Janeiro, in 2012"--T.p. verso.
Description: xiv, 190 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Manuscrito encontrado em Accra.
Responsibility: by Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

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"The latest novel from #1 internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho is a classic of inspiration and reflection, a meditation on life, love, and the significance of change. A novel of philosophical reflection set in Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades. Here a community of Christians, Arabs, and Jews who have long lived together harmoniously have been warned of an imminent attack and certain destruction. Contemplating their demise, the community assembles to seek the wise counsel of a Greek Copt, who imparts comforting and guiding wisdom on the enduring attributes of human character. The novel unfolds as a sequence of parables on love, faith, sex, friendship, beauty, bravery, loyalty, and success. "--

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