Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, by Joshua Hammer

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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476777405
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2016

Think librarians are milquetoast? Think again. Historian and archivist Abdel Kader Haidara is also a brazen smuggler, salvaging thousands of manuscripts and saving them from being destroyed by Al Qaeda.