The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
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Hardcover, Harper San Francisco, 1993, ISBN # 0062502174

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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.

Specifications

Contributed by: Clarke, Alan R.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: Mar 18, 2003
ISBN-13: 9780062502179
ISBN-10: 0062502174
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 192
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.75
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.6 x 5.1 x 0.8
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