The Fisherman: A Novel

The Fisherman: A Novel

by Larry Huntsperger

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ISBN-13: 9780800758448
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2003
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 194,252
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Larry Huntsperger and his wife, Sandee, live in Soldotna, Alaska, where he writes and pastors at Peninsula Bible Fellowship. He is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University and has studied with Francis A. Schaeffer at the L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland. Huntsperger is the author of the nonfiction book, The Grace Exchange. This is his first novel.

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Fisherman 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I didn't know what I was purchasing when I first opened this book. But from page one to page 253 I have never been more immersed into a story as this. Larry Sperger takes the reader on a spiritual journey the likes of which one can only imagine. THE FISHERMAN places Jesus Christ on a level that everyone can relate to, to laugh with, to love. I can only offer up my humble thanks for this novel. As an aside comment, wouldn't it be fantastic to have someone read Rev. Sperger's novel as a one man act? How more effective it might be for someone to play the part of Peter. Something on the order of the current 'Thomas Jefferson.'
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I first picked up this book, I thought just maybe this would be an okay book just to pass the time. As I read the book, I did not want to put it down. For those of you who don't know much or anything about Peter, this book is for you. The story is written so you feel like you are there also with Jesus.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Sometimes I wince when someone asks me to read a novel based on a Biblical character. I winced when I was given this one. No more. You are going to love this book! Not only that, you are also going to read the Biblical accounts of Peter and the words of Peter in the Bible with fresh insight and depth. This is a case when a "sanctified imagination" has become a gift to Christians who love Peter and, even more, love the One he followed and worshiped.
RadRic More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be truly inspiring for any Christian and anyone with curiousity about the faith. The Publisher's Weekly reviewer obviously wasn't reading it with any spirituality at all. I was moved to tears by the voice of humanity in Peter's journey to self-understanding and his eventual true spiritual conversion. I highly recommend this book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No matter how hard he tried, Peter couldn’t put Jesus in the box he expected to put him in. If you have ever wondered why the disciples didn’t grasp what Jesus had already told them and were surprised when Jesus was killed, then you will see a possible reason from this account. Excellent book. I highly recommend it and believe that when you read it, you will also want to share it.
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DottieisHis More than 1 year ago
As soon as I finish reading it, I will read it again. Gives wonderful insight on what a personal walk with Jesus is like or should be like. Thank you Larry Huntsperger for this wonderful story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I purchased this ebook for my Nook, but it is not in my Nook library. What happened?