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The Resource The alchemist, Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith

The alchemist, Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith

Label
The alchemist
Title
The alchemist
Statement of responsibility
Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
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
Member of
Summary
A fable about undauntingly following one's dreams, listening to one's heart, and reading life's omens features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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020653
Cataloging source
HCO
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Coelho, Paulo
Dewey number
869.342
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Alan
  • Smith, James Noel
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alchemists
  • Shepherds
  • Young men
  • Self-realization
  • Andalusia (Spain)
Target audience
adult
Label
The alchemist, Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This book is an English version of O Alquimista, the Portuguese original edition, published in Brazil by Editora Rocco Ltd. (Rio de Janeiro)--T.p. verso
  • Prologue translated by Clifford E. Landers
Control code
ocm68908447
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
178 p.
Isbn
9780060887964
Other control number
9780060887964
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
Label
The alchemist, Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke ; illustrated by James Noel Smith
Publication
Note
  • "This book is an English version of O Alquimista, the Portuguese original edition, published in Brazil by Editora Rocco Ltd. (Rio de Janeiro)--T.p. verso
  • Prologue translated by Clifford E. Landers
Control code
ocm68908447
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
178 p.
Isbn
9780060887964
Other control number
9780060887964
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps

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