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March 21, 1989
A thousand "Praise Allah's to the Ayatollah Khomeini for doing what librarians have been attempting to do ever since the Christians destroyed the great Egyptian library in Alexandria in the year 391. He made the world realize the power of books. NEVA GLENN Atascadero
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July 13, 1991 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese scholar who translated Salman Rushdie's controversial novel "The Satanic Verses" was found stabbed to death Friday morning. The body of Hitoshi Igarashi, 44, an assistant professor of comparative Islamic culture at Tsukuba University, northeast of Tokyo, was discovered by a cleaning lady in the hallway of a campus building. Igarashi's body bore a deep knife wound in the neck and cuts on the hands and face, police said, adding that he was killed Thursday night or early Friday.
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July 13, 1991 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese scholar who translated Salman Rushdie's controversial novel "The Satanic Verses" was found stabbed to death Friday morning. The body of Hitoshi Igarashi, 44, an assistant professor of comparative Islamic culture at Tsukuba University, northeast of Tokyo, was discovered by a cleaning lady in the hallway of a campus building. Igarashi's body bore a deep knife wound in the neck and cuts on the hands and face, police said, adding that he was killed Thursday night or early Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1989
A thousand "Praise Allah's to the Ayatollah Khomeini for doing what librarians have been attempting to do ever since the Christians destroyed the great Egyptian library in Alexandria in the year 391. He made the world realize the power of books. NEVA GLENN Atascadero
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