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Date: 02/17/2017

Time: 12:00 pm

BOOK COVERTHE BAD-ASS LIBRARIANS OF TIMBUKTU: and their race to save the world’s most precious manuscripts by Joshua Hammer

Reviewed by Krista Farrell, Assistant Director, JMRL
Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of desctuction at the hands of Al Quaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
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