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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). Boehmer, Paul. (Added Author).
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Butler Public Library - Butler AUD CD 025.8 HAM (Text) 73174005028339 Audiobook on CD Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781681681429
  • ISBN: 1681681420
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge Audio,cp2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Paul Boehmer.
Summary, etc.: To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean's Eleven.
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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