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Frederick Buechner
  • Name: Frederick Buechner
  • Born: 07/11/1926 (94 years old)
  • Occupation: Author, Presbyterian minister

Carl Frederick Buechner (/ˈbknər/ BEEK-nər; born July 11, 1926) is an American writer, novelist, poet, autobiographer, essayist, preacher, and theologian. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and the author of more than thirty published books. His work encompasses different genres, including fiction, autobiography, essays and sermons, and his career has spanned more than six decades. Buechner’s books have been translated into many languages for publication around the world. He is best known for his novels, including A Long Day’s Dying, The Book of Bebb, Godric (a finalist for the 1981 Pulitzer Prize), and Brendan, his memoirs, including Telling Secrets and The Sacred Journey, and his more theological works, including Secrets in the Dark, The Magnificent Defeat, and Telling the Truth.

Birth Name: Carl Frederick Buechner

Awards: O. Henry Award, the Rosenthal Award, the Christianity and Literature Belles Lettres Prize

School: The Lawrenceville School, Princeton University, Union Theological Seminary

Genre: Novel, short story, essay, sermon, autobiography, historical fiction

Birth Place: New York, New York, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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