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Alchemist

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ISBN-10: 0062315005

ISBN-13: 9780062315007

Edition: 25th 2014

Authors: Paulo Coelho

List price: $16.99
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A special 25th anniversary edition of Paulo Coehlo's extraordinary international bestselling phenomenon—the inspiring spiritual tale of self-discovery that has touched millions of lives around the world.Combing magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations.Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Edition: 25th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/15/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Author Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 24, 1947. He attended a Jesuit school. As a teenager, Coelho wanted to become a writer. His parents were not in favor of this decision because they wanted something more substantial and secure for him (his father was an engineer). At 17, Coelho's introversion and opposition to his parents led them to commit him to a mental institution (he escaped three times before being released at the age of 20). He then enrolled in law school because of their aspirations for him. At that point, he abandoned his ideas of becoming a writer. He stayed in law school for one year. In 1986, Coelho walked the 500-plus mile Road of Santiago de…