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Bill W. tells the story of how the A.A. Fellowship grew, from its beginnings in New York and Akron to its spread across the country and overseas. Through the lens of the Three Legacies of Recovery, Unity and Service, Bill explains how the Twelve Steps, the Twelve Traditions and the Twelve Concepts for World Service evolved.
Closing chapters share the perspectives of early “friends of A.A.,” including Dr. Silkworth and Father Ed Dowling. With 16 pages of archival photographs.
B-3 – Taxes included.
Filled with interviews with friends and family, this deeply researched biography follows A.A. co-founder Dr. Bob S. from his New England childhood to his days as a surgeon and father who couldn’t stop drinking; to his transformative meeting with Bill W. and the birth of A.A. in Akron; and finally to his untimely death in 1950. The early history of Alcoholics Anonymous in the Midwest is chronicled along the way. With 26 archival photographs.
B-8 – Taxes incluses.
Full of first-person accounts and primary source material, this portrait of Bill W. recounts his journey from Vermont youth to Wall Street success story to hopeless drunk — until a series of remarkable events allowed him to stop drinking and to co-found Alcoholics Anonymous.
We follow Bill through his tireless work for the Fellowship: the publishing of the Big Book, the development of the Twelve Traditions, the formation of the General Service Conference. Closing chapters walk us through Bill’s final years of challenge and change. With 39 archival photographs.
B-9 – Taxes included.