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The Zahir : a novel of obsession

Author: Paulo Coelho; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st US edView all editions and formats
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When his wife of ten years disappears along with her friend Mikhail, the narrator can't explain her disappearance. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to take him to her. In his attempt to recapture a love lost, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself. His desire to get his wife back becomes a story of obsession, as well as a thoughtful meditation on faith, celebrity, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 0060825219 9780060825218
OCLC Number: 762167410
Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Zahir.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.

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When his wife of ten years disappears along with her friend Mikhail, the narrator can't explain her disappearance. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to take him to her. In his attempt to recapture a love lost, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself. His desire to get his wife back becomes a story of obsession, as well as a thoughtful meditation on faith, celebrity, and marriage--and their relationship to freedom and creativity.

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