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

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

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By (author) Frank T. Kryza

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 201mm x 25mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0060560657
  • ISBN 13: 9780060560652
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: 20 black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 676,670

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