Writing the Big Book: The Creation of AA

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Writing the Big Book: The Creation of AA

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The first in-depth exploration of how the Big Book was put together in the late 1930s.


This 783-page hardcover book by William H. Schaberg was heavily researched at Stepping Stones Archives and has hundreds of citations. The book is the first in-depth exploration of each step taken by the key players in the making of the book "Alcoholics Anonymous" (a.k.a. "the Big Book") and it includes Schaberg's views, insights, and analysis of the stories told about the early days of A.A. The new book by Schaberg is like a behind the scenes looks at how Bill W. put the Big Book together - from rallying support for the publication to writing the pages and curating the stories. "Writing the Big Book" reveals how the Big Book came to be, including the pages describing the 12-Step program of recovery and the personal stories from the then fledgling fellowship. Note: Shipping costs may vary due to the weight of this product. You will be contacted to confirm shipping costs if it is more than stated on your order.

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