Search - List of Books by Frederick Buechner

"Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death." -- Frederick Buechner
(Carl) Frederick Buechner is an American writer and theologian. Born July 11, 1926 in New York City, he is an ordained Presbyterian minister and the author of more than thirty published books thus far. His work encompasses different genres, including fiction, autobiography, essays and sermons, and his career has spanned six decades. Buechner’s books have been translated into many languages for publication around the world. He is best known for his works A Long Day’s Dying (his first work, published in 1950); The Book of Bebb, a tetralogy based on the character Leo Bebb published in 1977; Godric, a first person narrative of the life of the medieval saint, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1981; Brendan, a second novel narrating a saint’s life, published in 1987; Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner (1992); and his autobiographical works The Sacred Journey (1982), Now and Then (1983), Telling Secrets (1991), and The Eyes of the Heart: Memoirs of the Lost and Found (1999). He has been called "Major talent" and "a very good writer indeed" by the New York Times, and "one of our most original storytellers" by USA Today. Annie Dillard (Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek) says: "Frederick Buechner is one of our finest writers."

Buechner’s work has often been praised for its ability to inspire readers to see the grace in their daily lives. As stated in the London Free Press, "He is one of our great novelists because he is one of our finest religious writers." He has been a finalist for the National Book AwardPresented by the National Book Foundation and the Pulitzer Prize , and has been awarded eight honorary degrees from such institutions as Yale University and the Virginia Theological Seminary . In addition, Buechner has been the recipient of the O. Henry Award, the Rosenthal Award, the Christianity and Literature Belles Lettres Prize, and has been recognized by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He is continually listed among the most read authors by Christian audiences.

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Total Books: 81
Faces of Jesus A Life Story
2014 - Faces of Jesus a Life Story (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612615905
ISBN-10: 1612615902
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The Yellow Leaves A Miscellany
Wunschdenken
2007 - Wunschdenken (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783290174279
ISBN-10: 3290174271
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Secrets in the Dark A Life in Sermons
2007 - Secrets in the Dark a Life in Sermons (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061146619
ISBN-10: 0061146617
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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The Christmas Tide
The Faces Of Jesus A Life Story
Speak What We Feel  Not What We Ought to Say
2004 - Speak What We Feel Not What We Ought to Say [Buechner, Frederick] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062517531
ISBN-10: 0062517538
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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A Long Day's Dying
2003 - A Long Day's Dying (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780972429542
ISBN-10: 0972429549
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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The Storm
2002 - The Storm (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060611453
ISBN-10: 0060611456
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Substores
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Book of Bebb RI The
2001 - Book of Bebb Ri The (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062517692
ISBN-10: 0062517694
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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Speak What We Feel  Reflections on Literature and Faith
2001 - Speak What We Feel Reflections on Literature and Faith [Not What We Ought to Say] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062517524
ISBN-10: 006251752X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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The Eyes of the Heart  A Memoir of the Lost and Found
2000 - The Eyes of the Heart a Memoir of the Lost and Found (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062516398
ISBN-10: 0062516396
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

On the Road With the Archangel  A Novel
1998 - On the Road with the Archangel a Novel [Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780783801292
ISBN-10: 0783801297
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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On The Road With Archangel
1997 - On the Road with Archangel (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060611255
ISBN-10: 0060611251
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.9/5 Stars.
 4

The Longing for Home  Reflections at Midlife
1996 - The Longing for Home Reflections at Midlife (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060611910
ISBN-10: 006061191X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The Son of Laughter
1994 - The Son of Laughter (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062501172
ISBN-10: 0062501178
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Wishful Thinking A Seeker's ABC
1993 - Wishful Thinking a Seeker's Abc (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060611392
ISBN-10: 0060611391
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 7

Peculiar Treasures A Biblical Who's Who
1993 - Peculiar Treasures a Biblical Who's Who (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060611415
ISBN-10: 0060611413
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4

The Wizard's Tide A Story
1993 - The Wizard's Tide a Story (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060611484
ISBN-10: 0060611480
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Whistling in the Dark  A Doubter's Dictionary
1993 - Whistling in the Dark a Doubter's Dictionary (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060611408
ISBN-10: 0060611405
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

Telling Secrets
1992 - Telling Secrets (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060609368
ISBN-10: 0060609362
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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1988 - Brendan (Paperback)
1984 - Open Heart Part Two of the Book of Bebb [Buechner, Frederick, Book of Bebb, Pt. 2.] (Paperback)Paperback
1984 - Love Feast [Book of Bebb, Bk 3] (Paperback)Hardcover
1983 - Godric (Paperback)Hardcover
Lion Country Part One of the Book of Bebb [Buechner, Frederick, Book of Bebb, Pt. 1.] (Paperback)
The Book of Bebb/lion Country/open Heart/love Feast/treasure Hunt [Christian Perspectives on Counseling & the Behavioral Sciences] (Paperback)Paperback
Treasure Hunt a Novel [The Book of Bebb, Part Four] (Paperback)Hardcover