The Snake Chief

A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
Narrated by: Scarlett Johansson
Length: 9 mins
4.2 out of 5 stars (42 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, 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.
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Public Domain (P)2009 Hachette Audio

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Wishing for more!

I love this little story! I was simply transported by Miss. Johansson's narration and by the story itself, I truly wish for more so I'm going to go searching and hope I find them! Definitely a must buy and a true keeper!!

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Scarlett Johansson

When I bought this I didn't look at how long it was or anything else beside that Scarlett Johansson narrated it.

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Short n sweet

This is a quickie. I really only listened to it because Scarlett Johansson is the narrator.