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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
Author: Joshua Hammer
To save precious centuries-old Islamic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean?s Eleven. — In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journeyed across the Sahara Desert and along the Niger River, tracking down and salvaging tens of thousands ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781476777405
ISBN-10: 1476777403
Publication Date: 4/19/2016
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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