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Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner (born July 11, 1926) is an American Pulitzer Prize nominated author.

Buechner's graduated from Lawrenceville[?] in 1943 and was accepted to Princeton University. Buechner ended up spending two years (1944-1946) fighting in World War II before he could finish his studies at Princeton. Upon returning to Princeton, Buechner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1947.

In 1948, Buechner returned to Lawrenceville[?] as an English teacher. In 1950, Buechner published his first novel, A Long Day's Dying, which he had began writing during his senior year at Princeton. Buechner quit teaching in 1953 and moved to New York to become a full time writer.

Buechner then began attending Union Theological Seminary[?], and received his Bachelor of Divinity Degree[?] in 1958.

Selected bibliography

  • The Entrance to Porlock, 1970
  • Open Heart, 1972
  • The Book of Bebb, 1979
  • The Final Beast, 1982
  • The Alphabet of Grace, 1985
  • Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Who's Who, 1985
  • Telling the Truth: The Gospel As Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale, 1985
  • The Sacred Journey, 1985
  • Brendan, 1987
  • Whistling in the Dark: An ABC Theologized, 1988
  • The Wizard's Tide: A Story, 1990
  • The Clown in the Belfry: Writings on Faith and Fiction, 1992
  • The Son of Laughter, 1993
  • Wishful Thinking, 1993
  • The Longing for Home: Recollections and Reflections, 1996
  • On the Road With the Archangel, 1997
  • The Storm, 1998
  • The Eyes of the Heart: A Memoir of the Lost and Found, 1999
  • Speak What We Feel (Not What We Ought to Say): Reflections on Literature and Faith, 2001



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