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The Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous) (1939) written by Bill W.

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The Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous) (1939) (Book) written by Bill W.
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The Big Book (Alcoholics Anonymous) (Book)

written by Bill W.

April 10, 1939
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Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition) is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, primarily written by one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Bill W. but with one chapter, "To Employers" written by Henry Parkhurst.[1] 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, with a strong spiritual and social emphasis.