The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777411
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But then Al Qaeda showed up at the door. Joshua Hammer writes about how Haidara, a mild-mannered archivist from the legendary city of Timbuktu, became one of the world's greatest smugglers by saving the texts from sure destruction.

The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author: Joshua Hammer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777438
Size: 66.87 MB
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His the story is one of a man who, through extreme circumstances, discovered his higher calling and was changed forever by it.

The Storied City

Author: Charlie English
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698197143
Size: 55.48 MB
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“Timbuktu is a real place, and Charlie English will fuel your wanderlust with true descriptions of the fabled city’s past, present, and future.” –Fodor’s Two tales of a city: The historical race to “discover” one of the ...

Indigo

Author: Catherine E. McKinley
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408812207
Size: 16.84 MB
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But this is also the story of a personal quest: Catherine McKinley's ancestors include a clan of Scots who wore indigo tartan, several generations of Jewish 'rag traders' and Massachusetts textile factory owners, and African slaves who were ...

Beyond Timbuktu

Author: Ousmane Oumar Kane
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969359
Size: 42.17 MB
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Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day and corrects lingering misconceptions about Africa’s Muslim heritage and its influence.

The Lost Book Of Moses

Author: Chanan Tigay
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062206435
Size: 43.36 MB
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Tigay, journalist and son of a renowned Biblical scholar, was galvanized by this peculiar story and this indecipherable man, and became determined to find the scrolls.

The Book Smugglers Of Timbuktu

Author: Charlie English
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008126636
Size: 75.87 MB
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Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of ...

Blood Ink

Author: Stephen Davies
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448187834
Size: 14.49 MB
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Kadija is the music-loving daughter of a guardian of the sacred manuscripts of the ancient city of Timbuktu, Mali.

The Mayor Of Mogadishu

Author: Andrew Harding
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466883928
Size: 28.94 MB
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**One of Book Concierge's Best Books of 2016** In The Mayor of Mogadishu, one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents, Andrew Harding, reveals the tumultuous life of Mohamoud “Tarzan” Nur - an impoverished nomad who was ...