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My name is Bill : Bill Wilson : his life and the creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

Author: Susan Cheever
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson traces his austere northeast childhood, service in World War II, battle with alcoholism, unconventional long-term marriage, and creation of the Twelve Step Program.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Bill W; Bill W
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cheever
ISBN: 074320154X 9780743201544
OCLC Number: 53007011
Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A rural childhood: The Wilson house --
East Dorset --
The Wilson family and the Griffith family --
Dorset Pond --
The Griffith house --
The state of Vermont --
Mark Whalon --
Mount Acolus --
Burr and Burton --
Bertha Bamford --
Lois Burnham --
New York City --
New Bedford and the first drink. 2. Drinking: France --
The Edison Test --
Brooklyn --
Motorcycle hobos --
Manchester Airport --
Montreal --
Towns Hospital. 3. Alcoholics Anonymous: The Oxford group --
Akron, Ohio --
182 Clinton Street --
Not maximum --
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. --
Stepping stones --
334 1/2 West 24th Street --
Trabuco College --
Depression --
Our common welfare should come first --
Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith. 4. Life after A.A: The spook room --
St. Louis, Missouri --
Mary Mann --
526 Bedford Road --
The family afterward --
Carl Jung --
Miami --
Appendix: The twelve steps and The twelve traditions.
Responsibility: Susan Cheever.
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