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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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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LP 025.82 HAMMER (Text) 33946003115081 Large Print . 2nd Floor Checked out 11/02/2016
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County LP 025.82096623 Ham (Text) 78731000495052 New Material Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410490032
  • ISBN: 1410490033
  • Physical Description: 429 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "This tells the incredible story of how Haidara, a mild-mannered archivist and historian from the legendary city of Timbuktu, became one of the world's greatest and most brazen smugglers." -- Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Libraries > Destruction and pillage > Mali > Tombouctou.
Manuscripts, Arabic > Mali > Tombouctou.
Cultural property > Protection > Mali.
Islamic learning and scholarship > Mali > Tombouctou.
Librarians > Mali > Tombouctou.
Genre: Large type books.

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