Paulo Coelho is an international bestselling author whose books--The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, The Valkyries, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept and The Fifth Mountain-have sold more than 23 million copies in 117 countries and have been translated into 41 languages.
"A universal quest toward an expanded view of life."--Dan Millman,
author of THE WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR
"Among Latin American writers only Columbia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez is more widely read than Brazil's Paulo Coelho."--The Economist
"An exciting tale."--Library Journal
"The keys to self-mastery...wrapped in suspense and adventure."--Body Mind Spirit