The second of the four books of Bebb finds the charismatic charlatan preacher Bebb trying to launch another dubious venture as Bebb must cope with such complications as the disappearance of his wife and the emergence of a long-forgotten nemesis.
“He has composed a very well-written, striking, humorous story. It is a pleasure to read and difficult to put down.”–Peter Rowley, Chicago Sun-Times
“Good news. Frederick Buechner, who has quietly become one of America’s finest novelists, has just published an extraordinary new novel called Open Heart.”–Michael Putney, The National Observer
“Open Heart, by Frederick Buechner, is simply wonderful.”–Margaret Manning, Boston Globe