The Rising

Antichrist is Born / Before They Were Left Behind
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: C2926
Released: Feb 17, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419320569
Narrator/s: Richard Ferrone
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With the first book of a set of prequels to the Left Behind series, Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins give listeners a glimpse into the lives of Rayford Steel, Buck Williams, and others before the Rapture. It also shows how Nicolae Carpathia comes into power. Filled with drama and suspense, The Rising continues the best-selling inspirational series of all time.

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Narrator(s): Richard Ferrone
Product Number Z00934
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449891619
Product Number EB00039877
Released: Feb 08, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781414341330

Professional reviews

"Richard Ferrone's gravelly voice and professional delivery skillfully portray the main characters of the Left Behind series in this new series, Countdown to the Rapture. Ferrone's depiction of Rayford as a child is typical of a youngster with the dream of becoming a pilot. His recreation of Nicolae Carpathia portrays an icy-cold persona from birth. His portrayal of Carpathia's haughtiness strikes a chord of fear. Ferrone's narrative and characterizations capture the essence of each character, but, as good as he is, he can't overcome the plot. Since the listener knows the ending from the beginning, the characters' back story fails to engage. This title would work well as a sequel, but not a prequel. G.D.W. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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