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Knit 1, Read Too! - The Alchemist

This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who 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.

Book Club Info
Title: 
The Alchemist
Author: 
Paulo Coelho
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Event Info
Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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