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Frederick Buechner

AKA Carl Frederick Buechner

Born: 11-Jul-1926
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Long Day's Dying

Military service: US Army (1944-46)

Father: Carl Frederick Buechner, Sr. (d. 1936 suicide)
Mother: Katherine Kuhn
Wife: Judith Frederick Merk (m. 1958, three daughters)

    High School: Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ (1943)
    University: BA English, Princeton University (1948)
    Theological: Union Theological Seminary
    Teacher: Phillips Exeter Academy (1958-67)

    Ordained 1-Jun-1958 (Presbyterian)

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Author of books:
A Long Day's Dying (1950, novel)
The Return of Ansel Gibbs (1958, novel)
The Final Beast (1965, novel)
The Entrance to Porlock (1970, novel)
Lion Country (1972, novel, Book of Bebb)
Open Heart (1972, novel, Book of Bebb)
Love Feast (1974, novel, Book of Bebb)
Treasure Hunt (1977, novel, Book of Bebb)
Godric (1980, novel)
Brendon (1987, novel)
Wizard's Tide (1990, novel)
The Seasons' Difference (1992, novel)
The Sons of Laughter (1993, novel)
On the Road with the Archangel (1997, novel)
The Storm (1998, novel)

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