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Prophet (original 1992; edition 1995)

by Frank Peretti

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Title:Prophet
Authors:Frank Peretti
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A story that depicts the raging battle between the forces behind the pro-life and pro-choice movements. John Barrett, a high profile, TV anchor man finds himself embroiled in the middle of a story involving the death of both his father and the Governer's daughter. How are they connected? John is forced to self examine as the plot unfolds as his life takes a shape he did not expect.
This story will either make you very mad or it will lift your spirits. Read it either way. Also, the narrator did a fabulous job of creating character voices to help the imagination ( )
  gaillamontagne | Apr 5, 2013 |
Descriptive of how hungry the world is to believe in ( )
  Phamm | Jan 7, 2013 |
Poor writing doesn't do much to disguise this pro-life propaganda novel. I picked this up at the library because I was intrigued by the idea of a man receiving prophetic messages; unfortunately the promising plotline of a man coming to terms with a new divine plan for his life was tossed away in favor of convincing readers that all pro-choicers are evil and abortion doctors kill women. ( )
  sparemethecensor | Nov 25, 2012 |
Nothing earth-shattering here, but Peretti's works are always good for an interesting and exciting read. His characters are likable and the story solid, which I think has always been his appeal. So many people concentrate on the huge wild spiritual realm aspects of his novels (such as the angels and demons of the previous works), but I've always thought the interesting thing about him is how he puts regular people into a crisis of faith and asks them to work it out (with God's help).

That strikes me as sound fiction. And while his style isn't great, the stories are worth the telling, and they are worth the hearing. ( )
  nesum | Apr 25, 2009 |
A bit different from Peretti's usual with visions of angels and demons. This book (though fiction) made me more aware that everyone has hurt and most people are still hurting. ( )
  coffeebookperfect | Oct 15, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0891076182, Paperback)

A top news anchor risks his job and his life to battle the politically correct attitudes of members of the Channel 6 news team who are hiding the truth about his father's death. By the author of Piercing the Darkness. Major ad/promo.

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John Barrett, top news anchor for Channel 6, knows something is wrong. The story doesn't add up. It couldn't have happened that way, and Barrett is determined to find the truth. Was his father's death really an accident? Or did he know too much? Another spine-tingling tale of deception, murder, and redemption.… (more)

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