The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu: and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts
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New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
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278 pages ; 22 cm.
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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 desctuction at the hands of Al Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-263) and index.
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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 desctuction at the hands of Al Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
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