The Book of Bebb by Frederick Buechner

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Pulitzer Prize finalist Frederick Buechner's quartet of outrageously witty, inspirational Bebb novels in one volume.

 

About Frederick Buechner

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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".
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 546 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Spirituality & Practice

An image of a believer as a weightlifter — Antonio describing Leo "hoisting his faith off the ground grunt by grunt like an overweight weightlifter, the eyes bulging, the sweat rolling down."

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Spirituality & Practice

When Antonio pleads with him to go and fetch her — "If anything happens to her, you'll never forgive yourself" — Bebb answers — "Suppose nothing happens to her ever again.

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I envision some of my favorite Christians in a parade — they march proudly down the streets of my mind beating the drum for Jesus, um-pha-phaing the good news of the Gospel, making merry music out of words.

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As a result of Bebb's influence on his life, Antonio finds the courage to accept the death of his twin-sister Miriam and to marry Sharon.

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