The Alchemist - Gift Edition Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist - Gift Edition

Author: Paulo Coelho
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Book Title
The Alchemist - Gift Edition
Author
Paulo Coelho
ISBN
9780060887964
"To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation."--from The AlchemistThe Alchemist tells the story of Santiago, the young Andalusian shepherd who dreams of buried treasure in Egypt and embarks upon a challenging journey to find it. With all the simplicity and symbolic richness of a fable, Coelho's novel is both a hunt for buried treasure and a spiritual quest, with a hero who overcomes trials along the way with the help of teachers who guide him.Paulo Coelho's books have difficult--and valuable--lessons to impart, but much of their appeal comes from the way Coelho dramatizes these lessons. With exquisite simplicity, the author brings to these stories his own experience of confronting life's most profound challenges, his broad knowledge of philosophy, psychology, and literature, and a deeply-felt humanity.Freshman Common Read: Erskine College, Montana State University at Bozeman, Immaculata University, Queensborough Community College--Austin American-StatesmanBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Paulo CoelhoPublisher: HarperOnePublished: 05/01/2006ISBN: 9780060887964Pages: 178Weight: 1.26lbsSize: 8.90h x 6.06w x 0.94dReview Citations: Ebony 06/01/2015 pg. 28Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 36681 / AlchemistReading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6

"To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation."--from The Alchemist

The Alchemist tells the story of Santiago, the young Andalusian shepherd who dreams of buried treasure in Egypt and embarks upon a challenging journey to find it. With all the simplicity and symbolic richness of a fable, Coelho's novel is both a hunt for buried treasure and a spiritual quest, with a hero who overcomes trials along the way with the help of teachers who guide him.

Paulo Coelho's books have difficult--and valuable--lessons to impart, but much of their appeal comes from the way Coelho dramatizes these lessons. With exquisite simplicity, the author brings to these stories his own experience of confronting life's most profound challenges, his broad knowledge of philosophy, psychology, and literature, and a deeply-felt humanity.

Freshman Common Read: Erskine College, Montana State University at Bozeman, Immaculata University, Queensborough Community College

--Austin American-Statesman

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: HarperOne
Published: 05/01/2006
ISBN: 9780060887964
Pages: 178
Weight: 1.26lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.06w x 0.94d

Review Citations: Ebony 06/01/2015 pg. 28

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 36681 / Alchemist
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6

"To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation."--from The Alchemist

The Alchemist tells the story of Santiago, the young Andalusian shepherd who dreams of buried treasure in Egypt and embarks upon a challenging journey to find it. With all the simplicity and symbolic richness of a fable, Coelho's novel is both a hunt for buried treasure and a spiritual quest, with a hero who overcomes trials along the way with the help of teachers who guide him.

Paulo Coelho's books have difficult--and valuable--lessons to impart, but much of their appeal comes from the way Coelho dramatizes these lessons. With exquisite simplicity, the author brings to these stories his own experience of confronting life's most profound challenges, his broad knowledge of philosophy, psychology, and literature, and a deeply-felt humanity.

Freshman Common Read: Erskine College, Montana State University at Bozeman, Immaculata University, Queensborough Community College

--Austin American-Statesman

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: HarperOne
Published: 05/01/2006
ISBN: 9780060887964
Pages: 178
Weight: 1.26lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.06w x 0.94d

Review Citations: Ebony 06/01/2015 pg. 28

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 36681 / Alchemist
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 6