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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 19 April 2016
  • ISBN : 9781476777405
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 182 voters

The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu Book Summary/Review:

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.

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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
  • Author : Joshua Hammer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781476777405
GET THIS BOOKThe Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

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
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016
  • ISBN : 9781476777412
GET THIS BOOKThe Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

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.

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