A History of Overeaters Anonymous as Seen by a Cofounder
Author: Overeaters Anonymous
How did Overeaters Anonymous begin? When was abstinence introduced? What was the carbohydrate controversy? How did Lifeline get its name? Discover answers to these questions and more in OA's first history book.
The book, wirtten for kids tells the story of Bill Wilson. After years of unhappiness and hospitalizations for alcoholism, Bill Wilson, after a tremendous inner vision, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935 and created the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions that serve as the foundation of AA's recovery program.
Relates how, after years of unhappiness and hospitalizations for alcoholism, Bill Wilson followed his inner vision and co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. Great for Alateens! Learn More
In this book, Matthew J. Raphael, himself a member of A.,A. (and writing here under a pseudonym, in accordance with A.A.'s tradition of anonymity), presents a revealing new look at both the legendary Bill W. and the private Mr. Wilson, who tried to live apart from his own celebrity.
The Rev. Sam Shoemaker, an Episcopal rector was dubbed a "co-founder" of A.A. This book will show you the enormity of spiritual words, ideas, and language Shoemaker contributed to A.A.'s spiritual program of recovery. Learn More