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The Alchemist / Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke.

By: Coelho, Paulo.
Contributor(s): Clarke, Alan (Alan R.) [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Harper / Harper Collins publishers : Thorsons / Harper Collins publishers, 2002Edition: 1st ed.Description: 177 p. : 1 map ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780007155668; 0007155662.Other title: Alchemist : a fabel about following your dream.Uniform titles: Diário de um mago. English Subject(s): Coelho, Paulo | Alchemists -- Fiction | Shepherds -- Fiction | Young men -- Fiction | Self-realization -- Fiction | Andalusia (Spain) -- Fiction | Humanities, English Generalities November2018 Best SellersGenre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 869.3 Online resources: Publisher description Summary: An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago 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 treasures found within.
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Originally published in Portuguese: Rio de Janeiro : Editora Rocco, c1987; and translated into English under the title: The diary of a magus. c1992.

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago 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 treasures found within.

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