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 little-known story of Lois Burnham Wilson, cofounder of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) cofounder Bill W., is told at last in this magnificent biography of one of the recovery movement's most quietly influential figures. Lois Wilson's uncommon love and unshakeable faith have provided a legacy of hope to millions of families devastated by addiction. Learn More