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My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

ISBN13: 9780743405911
ISBN: 0743405919
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $15.0
Publisher: Washington Square Press
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Pages: 320
Average Goodreads rating: 4.09/5 (538 ratings)

The definitive biography of Bill Wilson, the man who established Alcoholics Anonymous, and the first to be written with access to documents in that organization's archives, by a noted author who is herself a recovering alcoholic.

In this definitive and groundbreaking biography, acclaimed author Susan Cheever offers a remarkably human portrait of a man whose life and work both influenced and saved the lives of millions of people. Drawing from personal letters, diaries, AA archives, interviews—and Cheever's own experiences with alcoholism—My Name Is Bill is the first fully documented, deeply felt account of Bill Wilson and Alcoholics Anonymous.