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The Alchemist

by Paulo Coelho and Alan R. Clarke

Paperback, 178 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $16.99 |


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Paulo Coelho and Alan R. Clarke

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An Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure leaves his home in Spain and journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with an alchemist.

Awards and Recognition

8 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List