• Wolf and Jackal and the Barrel of Butter

  • A Story From Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
  • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
  • Narrated by: Hugh Jackman
  • Length: 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 07-01-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • 4.7 (6 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.
©2009 Johnny Clegg (P)2009 Hachette Audio
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By Vicki on 02-02-12

Brilliantly beastly

What made the experience of listening to Wolf and Jackal and the Barrel of Butter the most enjoyable?

Hugh Jackman did a great job on the reading. Sound effects and all :)

Would you be willing to try another book from Nelson Mandela (editor)? Why or why not?

Absolutely!! I plan to get the lot of them.

Which scene was your favorite?

The main one

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Beastly buddy?

Any additional comments?

It was lovely to hear an Australian accent for once.

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