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Manual of the Warrior of Light

Manual of the Warrior of Light( )
Author: Coelho, Paulo
Transcribed by: Costa, Margaret Jull
ISBN:978-0-7322-8007-9
Publication Date:Feb 2004
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

In the tradition of A Guide for the Advanced Soul comes a collection of insightful philosophical thoughts and stories, in which Paulo Coehlo offers inspiring answers to profound questions to delight spiritual seekers everywhere. It has proved to be a perfect gift-book in the few countries in which it has been published so far. the Manual of the Warrior of the Light is an invitation to each of us to live our dreams, to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to meet our own unique...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Body, Mind & Spirit / General
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern
Religion / Spirituality
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.187 x 8.424 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:0.365 Pounds
Author Biography
Coelho, Paulo (Author)
Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 24, 1947. As a teenager, he wanted to become a writer, but his parents wanted him to pursue a more substantial and secure career. At the age of 17, his 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. Once released, he abandoned his ideas of becoming a writer and enrolled in law school to please his parents. He stayed in law school for one year.

In 1986, Coelho walked the 500-plus mile Road of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain, a turning point in his life. On the path, he had a spiritual awakening, which he described in his book The Pilgrimage.

Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as theatre director and actor, lyricist, and journalist. He wrote song lyrics for many famous performers in Brazilian music including Elis Regina, Rita Lee, and Raul Seixas. His first book, Hell Archives, was published in 1982. He has written over 25 books since then including The Alchemist, Brida, The Fifth Mountain, The Devil and Miss Prym, Eleven Minutes, The Zahir, The Witch of Portobello, Like a Flowing River, and Adultery. He received numerous awards including Las Pergolas Prize, The Budapest Prize, Nielsen Gold Book Award, and the Grand Prix Litteraire Elle. In 1996, he founded the Paulo Coelho Institute, which provides aid to children and elderly people with financial problems. In 2007, Coelho was named a Messenger of Peace to the United Nations.

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