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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

Nelson Mandela

Visit http://mandelasfavoritefolktales.com/ for clips and bios of all performers. Winner of the 2010 Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, Blair Underwood, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard with a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Original Music by South African legends by Johnny Clegg and Vusi Mahlasela, Directed by Alfre Woodard. The audiobook was a truly international affair recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa. "We hope this audiobook will be enjoyed by people of all ages across the globe, increasing awareness of Africa's rich cultures while creating a better future for South Africa's most vulnerable children," said ANSA Executive Director Sharon Gelman. In his original foreword for the folktales, Nelson Mandela wrote, "It is my wish that the voice of the storyteller may never die in , that all the children of the world may experience the wonder of books." The audiobook brings his vision full circle, as these timeless tales return to the oral tradition to be heard around the world.

Visit http://mandelasfavoritefolktales.com/ for clips and bios of all performers. Winner of the 2010 Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, Blair Underwood, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard with a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Original Music by South African legends by Johnny Clegg and Vusi Mahlasela, Directed by Alfre Woodard. The audiobook was a truly international affair recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa. "We hope this audiobook will be enjoyed by people of all ages across the globe, increasing awareness of Africa's rich cultures while creating a better future for South Africa's most vulnerable children," said ANSA Executive Director Sharon Gelman. In his original foreword for the folktales, Nelson Mandela wrote, "It is my wish that the voice of the storyteller may never die in , that all the children of the world may experience the wonder of books." The audiobook brings his vision full circle, as these timeless tales return to the oral tradition to be heard around the world.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Visit http://mandelasfavoritefolktales.com/ for clips and bios of all performers. Winner of the 2010 Audie for Audiobook of the Year, Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an extraordinary audiobook featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, Alan Rickman, Jurnee Smollett, Charlize Theron, Blair Underwood, Forest Whitaker and Alfre Woodard with a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Original Music by South African legends by Johnny Clegg and Vusi Mahlasela, Directed by Alfre Woodard. The audiobook was a truly international affair recorded in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, London, and Johannesburg. The stories were chosen by the Nobel Laureate himself, from every region of Africa. "We hope this audiobook will be enjoyed by people of all ages across the globe, increasing awareness of Africa's rich cultures while creating a better future for South Africa's most vulnerable children," said ANSA Executive Director Sharon Gelman. In his original foreword for the folktales, Nelson Mandela wrote, "It is my wish that the voice of the storyteller may never die in , that all the children of the world may experience the wonder of books." The audiobook brings his vision full circle, as these timeless tales return to the oral tradition to be heard around the world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Desmond Tutu, Alan Rickman, Benjamin Bratt, Blair Underwood, CCH Pounder, Charlize Theron, Debra Messing, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Hugh Jackman, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, LeVar Burton, Matt Damon, Parminder Nagra, Ricardo Chavira, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Hayes, Whoopi Go

Length:

3h 43m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

03:05


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

11:38


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

15:06


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

08:42


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

04:41


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

07:50


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

07:06


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

06:45


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

08:23


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

06:29


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

09:43


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

04:35


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

06:34


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

07:51


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

05:49


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

22:26


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

15:26


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

08:57


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

05:20


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

06:14


Part 1, Chapter 20
Part 1, Chapter 20

05:30


Part 1, Chapter 21
Part 1, Chapter 21

17:37


Part 1, Chapter 22
Part 1, Chapter 22

15:55


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

01:29


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

01:48


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

01:18


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

01:43


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

02:22


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

03:29