The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu - The Race to Reach the Fabled City and the Fantastic Effort to Save its Past-logo

The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu - The Race to Reach the Fabled City and the Fantastic Effort to Save its Past

Charlie English

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 al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

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 al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.
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Genres:

History

Description:

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 al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Keeble

Length:

10h 58m