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AIRMAN

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by John Keating

Young Adult Young Adult • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

John Keating reads this story—part adventure and part modern fairy tale—with an Irish lilt that reflects its setting on an island off the coast of Ireland. Keating excels at character portraits, each perfectly matched to convey the sense and sound of a hero or villain. Conor Broekhart, born while his mother was aloft in a hot-air balloon, is raised in kind King Nick’s court until he’s framed for the murder of the king and removed to a terrible island prison. Coarse, brutal inmates and guards, made memorable by Keating, contrast with the kindness of earlier characters and make listeners root for Conor’s success. Keating shifts easily between accents indicating class and transitions rapidly from narrative to character portrayals. The story’s villain has an especially chilling voice. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 08]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2008

CD ISBN 978-0-7393-5974-7 $44.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 978-0-7393-5975-4 $22.00

 

Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2008

CD ISBN 978-0-7393-6126-9 $55.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN $46.75

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