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Prophet Audiobook

Prophet

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Publisher's Summary

John Barrett, anchorman for News Six at Five, has a problem. He's caught his producer skewing a story to suit her own prejudices, then lying to cover her tracks. The "accidental" death of John's father is also now in question, after the father's controversial testimony. And a young girl has been murdered, and John is the only one who can prove it.

©1992 Frank Peretti; (P)2002 Books in Motion

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    Dean Anderson, SC, USA 02-22-09
    Dean Anderson, SC, USA 02-22-09 Member Since 2010
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    "A Very Good Listen"

    If you do any research into the books Peretti writes you will have no confusion as to the subject matter. CHRISTIAN author.

    Personally I find it a very refreshing book and enjoyed it throughly. I found it hard to stop listening when I arrived at my destination. I wish all the Peretti books were unabridged.

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    B. D. Way SUMMERVILLE, OR, US 08-28-09
    B. D. Way SUMMERVILLE, OR, US 08-28-09 Listener Since 2009

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    "Good but not Peretti's best"

    Prophet had a great premise and a good start, but I wasn't real happy about the ending. I thought the themes it addressed were great: abortion, political corruption, and the influence of the media. But the excitement that I usually get from a Peretti story wasn't there for me. I would say his best are probably This Present Darkness, Peircing the Darkness, and Monster.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    candace reno, NV, United States 10-26-10
    candace reno, NV, United States 10-26-10
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    "Awesome :)"

    I really appreciated the aspect of this story because it crosses all lines. I could see the charters clearly and had several people in my life that i could see doing the very same things, also it was real and funny. People are funny and we all get caught up in stuff and I laughed several times. Another fine book by one of my favorite authors!!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    W Modesto, CA, United States 10-12-09
    W Modesto, CA, United States 10-12-09 Member Since 2016
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    "Prophet"

    As always Frank Peretti delivered a very engaging novel. I lost momentum with the character at times when he started to experience prophetic visions but the overall concept was very good. Also I would like to have known the results of the work that was done by all those striving to bring about truth and justice to the situation at hand.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Debbie Alfred bloomington, CA, USA 04-06-09
    Debbie Alfred bloomington, CA, USA 04-06-09
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    "Prophet"

    this book is great i listen almost all the way though at one time

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Onesimus USA 05-15-12
    Onesimus USA 05-15-12

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    "An Amazing Story: Narrator Lacking"
    If you could sum up Prophet in three words, what would they be?

    I would sum this up with the phrase, "Amazing Story: Narrator?"


    What did you like best about this story?

    Frank Peretti captured the struggle of the characters life wondrously.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narrator placed far too much emphasis on acting out different characters voices, and selected a hill-billy voice for the prophet, which was not how I would have imagined him.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a great story and is worth listening to despite the weaknesses of the narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Deb 08-16-16
    Deb 08-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved this book!"

    Spiritual, engrossing and derailed. This book kept my interest. I wanted to know what was happening next, and it made me think alot about moral convictions.

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    Stacy 07-15-16
    Stacy 07-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great listen!"

    Frank Peretti can really tell a great, captivating story and he's done it again! The narrator did a pretty good job translating scripted words and characters.

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    P. Kennedy 04-24-16
    P. Kennedy 04-24-16
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    "Excellent"

    Narration was excellent. I enjoyed it so much I listened to it twice. Makes you think a lot.

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    Nathaniel Swanson 03-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Slow start, but great finish!"

    Struggled to get through the first few chapters as I've never read a book that narrates the visual/prop cues like you would see in a full movie script. (Example, 'Camera zooms in on John.') But sfter I got used to that and got through a slow start, I really enjoyed it. About half way through I could kind of see where it might go and then I couldn't put it down. I was even sort of "nervous" during one of the climactic scenes as I listened anxiously and wondered what might transpire for the characters.

    Definitely worth a read or listen. Frank Peretti fans and new readers alike will not be disappointed!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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