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Morais, Fernando.

Paulo Coelho : A Warrior's Life : The Authorized Biography / Fernando Morais. - New York, NY : HarperOne, 2009 c2009. - 457 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Paulo today : Budapest, Prague, Hamburg, Cairo -- Childhood -- Schooldays -- First play, first love -- First encounter with Dr Benjamin -- Batatinha's d�ebut -- Ballad of the Clinic Gaol -- Shock treatment -- The great escape -- Vera -- the marijuana years -- Discovering America -- Gisa -- The Devil and Paulo -- Paulo and Raul -- A devil of a different sort -- Paulo renounces the Devil -- Cissa -- London -- Christina -- First meeting with Jean -- Paulo and Christina, publishers -- The road to Santiago -- The Alchemist -- The critics' response -- Success abroad -- World fame -- Becoming an "immortal" -- The Zahir -- One hundred million copies sold.

Traces the noted author's roots in Brazil to his time as a musician and pop lyricist to his wild days of rock and roll to the publication of his novel "The Alchemist."

0061774294 9780061774294

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Coelho, Paulo.


Authors, Brazilian--20th century--Biography.



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