The Race for Timbuktu

The Race for Timbuktu : In Search of Africa's City of Gold

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A story set against the backdrop of the European exploration of Africa, this is the remarkable true story of Major Alexander Gordon Laing and the race to discover Timbuktu during the early part of the nineteenth century, an era when the African continent was still largely uncharted.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 137.2 x 200.7 x 25.4mm | 249.48g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 20 black and white illustrations
  • 0060560657
  • 9780060560652
  • 803,773

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"A treat for fans of Saharan exploration."--Kirkus Reviews

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