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The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer.

Hammer, Joshua, 1957- author. (Author).
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  • 25 of 29 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 025.82 HAMMER (Text) 34706001514316 Non-Fiction 000-099 Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 025.82 HAM (Text) 34044000881555 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler 025.8 HAM (Text) 73174005027873 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 025.8 (Text) 78321000025394 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 025.82 Ham (Text) 32604000204382 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main 025.8 HAM (Text) 840191002244263 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 025.8209 HAM (Text) 36241000389054 Non-fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 025.8 HAM (Text) 33187004060956 Nonfiction - R Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 025.8 HAMMER (Text) 32826014021455 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 025.82.c Hammer, Joshua (Text) 78294000258546 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476777405
  • ISBN: 1476777403
  • Physical Description: 278 pages : color illustration, color map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-263) and index.
Summary, etc.: 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 Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
Subject: Centre de documentation et de recherches "Ahmed Baba."
Libraries > Destruction and pillage > Mali > Tombouctou.
Manuscripts, Arabic > Mali > Tombouctou.
Cultural property > Protection > Mali.
Islamic learning and scholarship > Mali > Tombouctou.
Librarians > Mali > Tombouctou.
Mali > History > Tuareg Rebellion, 2012- > Destruction and pillage.

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