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Telling Secrets Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why did Frederick Buechner's elderly mother close her eyes when her sons spoke to her?

In Frederick Buechner's view, what do those suffering from anorexia nervosa crave?

What does Frederick Buechner learn about himself during his daughter's battle with anorexia reveal?

What allusion does Frederick Buechner make to "The Cowardly Lion" of the "Wizard of Oz" and the title character in his book "Godric?"

What significance does Buechner attach to the The Tower of London's White Tower and Little Ease?

What does Frederick Buechner refer to as the "original person?" What caused the struggle in his life to find himself?

Why was it difficult for Frederick Buechner to write about his time as a child in Bermuda?

What type of organization did Frederick Buechner join that gave him the strength to find himself? What prayers did they begin and end their meetings with?

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