The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • File Size : 41,8 Mb
  • Release : 19 April 2016
  • ISBN : 9781476777405
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 (183 users)

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Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.

The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
Author: Joshua Hammer
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Category: Biography & Autobiography

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The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
Author: Joshua Hammer
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands

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