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The Eyes of the Heart

Frederick Buechner

The Eyes of the Heart

Frederick Buechner

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From critically acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize runner-up Frederick Buechner comes another powerfully honest memoir, "The Eyes of the Heart." Full of poinant insights into his most personal relationships, this moving account traces how the author was shaped as much by his family's secrets as by its celebrations.Within the innermost chambers of his consciousness, Buechner, in his characteristically self-searching style, explores the mysteries and truths behind his deepest connections to family, friends, and mentors. Extraordinarily moving, this memoir follows not chronology but the converging paths of Buechner's imagination and memory.^Buechner invites us into his library-his own Magic Kingdom, Surrounded by his beloved books and treasures, we discover how they serve as the gateway to Buechner's mind and heart. He draws the reader into his recollections, moving seamlessly from reminiscence to contemplation. Buechner recounts events such as the tragic suicide of his father and its

- Publisher The author of "The Sacred Journey", his affecting memoir, revisits the incidents that made his previous memoirs so haunting, enhancing them with the perspective he has gained in his later years, bred by the maturity that comes fro a lifetime of exploring his faith through writing.

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About "The Eyes of the Heart"

From critically acclaimed author and Pulitzer Prize runner-up Frederick Buechner comes another powerfully honest memoir, "The Eyes of the Heart." Full of poinant insights into his most personal relationships, this moving account traces how the author was shaped as much by his family's secrets as by its celebrations.Within the innermost chambers of his consciousness, Buechner, in his characteristically self-searching style, explores the mysteries and truths behind his deepest connections to family, friends, and mentors. Extraordinarily moving, this memoir follows not chronology but the converging paths of Buechner's imagination and memory.^Buechner invites us into his library-his own Magic Kingdom, Surrounded by his beloved books and treasures, we discover how they serve as the gateway to Buechner's mind and heart. He draws the reader into his recollections, moving seamlessly from reminiscence to contemplation. Buechner recounts events such as the tragic suicide of his father and its
- Publisher

The author of "The Sacred Journey", his affecting memoir, revisits the incidents that made his previous memoirs so haunting, enhancing them with the perspective he has gained in his later years, bred by the maturity that comes fro a lifetime of exploring his faith through writing.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner, author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction, is an ordained Presbyterian minister. He has been a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent work is "Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith".

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  • Catalogue Code 236412
  • Product Code 0062516396
  • EAN 9780062516398
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date Nov 2000
  • Sales Rank #21672
  • Dimensions 203 x 134 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.145kg

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