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Smith, Robert Holbrook 1879-1950

Works: 35 works in 46 publications in 4 languages and 675 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: HV5275, 362.29286
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Most widely held works about Robert Holbrook Smith
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Most widely held works by Robert Holbrook Smith
The big book of Alcoholics Anonymous : the story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism by Robert Holbrook Smith( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book) is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, written by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill Wilson & Dr. Bob Smith. It is the originator of the seminal "twelve-step method" widely used to attempt to treat many addictions, from alcoholism and heroin addiction to marijuana addiction, as well as overeating, sex addiction, gambling addiction, and family members of alcoholics, with a strong spiritual and social emphasis. It is one of the best-selling books of all time, having sold 30 million copies. In 2011, Time magazine placed the book on its list of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923, the beginning of the magazine. - Publisher
Bill und Bob : Lebensdaten u. letzte Reden by Bill W.( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big book : and, A study guide of the 12 steps of AA by Bill W.( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The key text of Alcoholics Anonymous, which to this very day has not changed since it was first published in 1939. This is the original text with the addition of personal stories from both the 1st and 2nd editions ..."--Page 4 of cover
Dr. Bob : a tribute from Bill( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Collection audiovisuals( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speeches (some delivered at Alcoholics Anonymous conventions), personal testimonies and historical reminiscences of dozens of A.A. members, radio broadcasts, and instructional and motivational materials about alcoholism, alcoholics, and Alcoholics Anonymous. With extensive contributions by and about the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, William Griffith Wilson and his wife Lois ("Bill W." and "Lois W.") and Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob"); material about preparation of The big book (Alcoholics Anonymous, 1939) and other books published by A.A. including Alcoholics Anonymous comes of age; the emergence of Alateen and Alanon; and A.A. grapevine material. While focusing on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous, this audiovisual archive also includes materials on the Hazelden Foundation and other self-help and twelve-step organizations. The films are productions of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The reel-to-reel tapes and the cassettes based on them are unpublished. The rest of the cassettes are largely productions of Bill's Tapes, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Dicobe Tapes, the Listen to Learn Tape Library, and the American Audio & Tape Library. Catalogs for some of these audiocassette producers are also part of the collection
The last major talk of Dr. Bob by Robert Holbrook Smith( Recording )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Of note is a collection of earlier documents relating to the trade in alcoholic beverages, principally U.S. special tax stamps on wholesale and retail dealers, 1873-1905, as well as saloon license certificates issued in Crawford County, Ohio, 1913-1919
Your third legacy : will you accept it? by Robert Holbrook Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lebensdaten und letzte Reden by Bill W.( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Voice [sic] of our co-founders by Robert Holbrook Smith( Recording )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents readings of a portion of the book Alcoholics Anonymous by Bill W. and excerpts from talks by Bill W. and Dr. Bob
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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.15 for The big bo ... to 1.00 for Voice [sic ...)

Alternative Names
Bob 1879-1950

Bob Doctor 1879-1950

Bob Smith Amerikaans chirurg (1879-1950)

Bob Smith biografía, físico estadounidense que fue cofundador de Alcohólicos Anónimos junto con el exsoldado Bill Wilson

Doctor Bob 1879-1950

Dr. Bob 1879-1950

Dr. Bob S.

Holbrook Smith, Robert 1879-1950

Robert Holbrook Smith

Robert Holbrook Smith US-amerikanischer Arzt und einer der beiden Gründer der Selbsthilfebewegung der Anonymen Alkoholiker

Smith, Robert Holbrook 1879-1950

Боб Смит

باب اسمیت

بوب سميث

Dr. Bob and his library : a major A.A. spiritual sourceBill W. and Dr. Bob : the original off-Broadway productionDr. Bob of Alcoholics Anonymous : his excellent training in the good book as a youngster in Vermont