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Bill W. a biography of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill Wilson by Francis Hartigan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • W., Bill,
  • Alcoholics Anonymous,
  • Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementFrancis Hartigan
LC ClassificationsHV5032.W19 H37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 239 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16967812M
ISBN 100312200560
LC Control Number99055856

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Many thousands have benefited from "The Big Book" and its simple but profound explanation of the doctrines behind Alcoholics Anonymous, which was founded in by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith. This original edition outlines the famous 12 steps, and offers counsel for those who wish to join the program but doubt the existence of a higher /5(26). The Little Red Book (An interpretation of The Twelve Steps of the Alcoholics Anonymouse Program) Bill W. $ - $ BILL’S STORY W ar feverran high in the New England town to which we new, young officers from Platts-burg were assigned, and we were flattered when the first citizens took us to their homes, making us feel heroic. Here was love, applause, war; moments sub-lime with intervals hilarious. I was part of life at last.   The Big Book was originally published in by Bill W. (William Griffith Wilson) and Dr. Bob (Robert Holbrook Smith). Together they founded the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) fellowship. The book serves as the basic text of AA. There has been a series of reprints and revisions, as well as /5(18).

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Little Known Facts About Bill W. It's crucial that we take a look at the life of Bill Wilson, aka Bill W., the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, because he is responsible for creating a phenomenon that has been adopted by our society as the main treatment method for not only alcoholism, but addiction in general. Home Read the Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous This is the Fourth Edition of the .   Marty M and Helen W (Bill’s mistress) participated in NY. Bill had several experiments with LSD up to (perhaps into the ’s). Francis Hartigan, the former secretary and confidant to Lois Wilson, on pages of his biography, Bill W. That book is now known as The Big Book. In it, Bill wrote that the key to sobriety was a change of heart. He defined 12 steps to recovery that included an admission that one is powerless over the addiction, a belief in a higher power, making restitution for the wrongs one has committed, and service to others.