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The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-04  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781476777412
ISBN 13 : 1476777411

In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journeyed across the Sahara Desert and along the Niger River, tracking down and salvag..



The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2016-04-19  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781476777436
ISBN 13 : 1476777438

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual his..



The Bad Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2016-08-24  |  Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 9781952534416
ISBN 13 : 1952534410

Hammer has pulled off the truly remarkable here-a book that is both important and a delight to read ... It is also an inspirational reminder that, even as the forces of barbarism e..



The Book Smugglers Of Timbuktu

Author : Charlie English  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-24  |  Publisher : William Collins

ISBN 10 : 0008126631
ISBN 13 : 9780008126636

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 sa..



Yokohama Burning

Author : Joshua Hammer  |  Pub Date : 2006  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743264655
ISBN 13 : 0743264657

A narrative account of the 1923 earthquake in Japan describes how it resulted in 160,000 deaths in Yokohama and Tokyo and had lasting consequences for U.S.-Japanese relations, in a..



The Storied City

Author : Charlie English  |  Pub Date : 2017-05-02  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698197145
ISBN 13 : 0698197143

“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 c..



Beyond Timbuktu

Author : Ousmane Oumar Kane  |  Pub Date : 2016-06-07  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674969353
ISBN 13 : 0674969359

Timbuktu is famous as a center of learning from Islam’s Golden Age. Yet it was one among many scholarly centers to exist in precolonial West Africa. Ousmane Kane charts the rise ..