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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Oliver Wyman

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1992

PRACTICAL DEMONKEEPING is joyously absurd, managing as it does to build a story of real warmth around a flesh-eating demon. Travis, the reluctant master of the demon, Catch, has been on the road 70 years in his quest to banish Catch back to the netherworld. Here Travis arrives at the quiet town of Pine Cove, with its fake Tudor façade, and the story takes off from there. Oliver Wyman handles the numerous characters with ease and considerable talent for mimicry as the Californian misfits are joined by an Arabian djinn, the fruity English-accented HP, and, of course, the demon himself, voiced with larynx-lacerating menace and mischief. Yes, people do get eaten, but for most of the unlikely heroes and heroines, there’s a happy ending. C.A.T. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]



Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780061770500 $24.99 • Six CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CS ISBN 9781433293016 $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781433293023 $76.00 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781433293054 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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