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By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / Paulo Coelho ; translated by Alan R. Clarke.

By: Coelho, Paulo.
Contributor(s): Clarke, Alan (Alan R.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [San Francisco, CA] : HarperFlamingo, �1996Description: vii, 180 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780061122095; 9780060977269; 9780732257521; 9780062513984; 9780062513991; 9780722535202; 0722535201; 0061122092; 0060977264; 0732257522; 0062513982; 0062513990.Subject(s): Brazilian fiction -- 20th century | Pyrenees -- Fiction | Brazilian fiction | Pyrenees | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Romance fiction. | Fiction. | Romance fiction.Summary: From Paulo Coelho, author of the international bestseller The Alchemist, comes a poignant, richly poetic story that reflects the depth of love and life. Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar into a strong and independent woman, while her devoted childhood friend has grown into a handsome and charismatic spiritual leader. She has learned well how to bury her feelings ... and he has turned to religion as a refuge from his raging inner conflicts. Now they are together once again, embarking on a journey fraught with difficulties, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after more than a decade. But in a small village in the French Pyrenees, by the waters of the River Piedra, a most special relationship will be reexamined in the dazzling light of some of life's biggest questions.
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Translation from the Portugese of: Na margem do rio Piedra eu sentei e chorei. Rio de Janeiro : Editora Rocca, c1994.

From Paulo Coelho, author of the international bestseller The Alchemist, comes a poignant, richly poetic story that reflects the depth of love and life. Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar into a strong and independent woman, while her devoted childhood friend has grown into a handsome and charismatic spiritual leader. She has learned well how to bury her feelings ... and he has turned to religion as a refuge from his raging inner conflicts. Now they are together once again, embarking on a journey fraught with difficulties, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after more than a decade. But in a small village in the French Pyrenees, by the waters of the River Piedra, a most special relationship will be reexamined in the dazzling light of some of life's biggest questions.

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By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / by Coelho, Paulo. ©1996
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / by Coelho, Paulo. ©1996
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / by Coelho, Paulo. ©1996
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / by Coelho, Paulo. ©1996
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept / by Coelho, Paulo. ©1996

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