The alchemist

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Uniform Title:
[San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, [1998].
[10th anniversary ed.].
Physical Desc:
xiv, 175 pages ; 22 cm

Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's charming fable, now available in English for the first time, will enchant and inspire an even wider audience of readers for generations to come.

The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.

The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all, following our dreams.

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PQ9698.13 .O3546 A4513 1998
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General Note
Translation of: O alquimista.
General Note
Translated from the Portuguese.
General Note
First HarperCollins hardcover edition: 1993.
General Note
HarperPerrenial paperback edition: 1998.
General Note
Originally published in Portuguese: Rio de Janeiro : Editora Rocco, c1988.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Coelho, P. (1998). The alchemist. [10th anniversary ed.]. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Coelho, Paulo. 1998. The Alchemist. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Coelho, Paulo, The Alchemist. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist. [10th anniversary ed.]. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, 1998. Print.

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