Frederick Buechner – Intro Reading Guide

July 13, 2017 — Leave a comment

 

This week marked the 91st birthday of pastor and novelist Frederick Buechner.  In honor of the occasion, we offer this introductory reading guide to his work.

We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we offer a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.

7. Telling Secrets: A Memoir

 

With eloquence, candor, and simplicity, a celebrated author tells the story of his father’s alcohol abuse and suicide and traces the influence of this secret on his life as a son, father, husband, minister, and writer.
 




 

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Image Credit: From the cover to the excellent book Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation… (Buy it now!)