Summary: "Santiago is well educated and had intended to be a priest.But a desire for travel . . . prompted him to become a shepherd instead. He's contented.But then twice he dreams about hidden treasure, and a seer tells him to follow the dream's instructions: go to Egypt to the pyramids, where he will finda treasure. . . . Santiago makes it to the pyramids and there learns where his fortune is actually to be found."(Booklist)First published in Brazil in 1991. ...show more The runaway bestseller and beloved book by Latin America's most popular author. "A sweetly exotic tale for young and old alike."
--Publishers Weekly "A magical little volume."
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