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It Worked -
THE STORY OF CLARENCE H. SNYDER AND THE EARLY DAYS OF
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN CLEVELAND, OHIO"
you like Biography on television you're gonna love 'HOW
IT WORKED' a riveting new biography of Clarence Snyder of
Cleveland, the Home Brewmeister in the Big Book. Mitchell
K. weaves a rich tapestry of fact and opinion in a rip roaring
great story. The best new book on AA history in decades."
(Michael O'Hara, Director - State of Vermont Addiction
I believe you kept your promise to your sponsor and wrote
the book that he would have wanted to be written. I could
NOT put it down...The names, dates and details made me feel
like it happened yesterday. For a guy like me who loves
the history of our fellowship, such a view into the early
days are an exciting departure from some of the works today
that seem to 'guess' at what may have happened."
(Doug B. - aahistory.com)
is a solid block in the foundation of AA and many years
overdue. I know what goes into writing a book and I thank
our Creator for putting the drive within you to move forward
and write this much needed information...You did a wonderful
job! ...Should be read by every AA member who knows that
without our past, there is no future...All AA members are
pilgrims on the same journey Mitchell - It's just some of
us have been handed better road maps by our old-timers."
(Dave S. - Interior Alaska Archivist - Fairbanks,
have read your book and I must say I really enjoyed reading
it. It also took me back a few years. A lot of what you
wrote about, I remember - as you know, my brother Bob and
I were there at the time..."
(Sue Smith Windows - Akron - Dr. Bob's daughter)
book is just fabulous! We took copies on our day off last
week and enjoyed it immensley."
(Ozzie and Bonnie - House Managers - Wilson House
- East Dorset, Vermont)
a million for the supply of books, 'HOW IT WORKED.' It is
truly informative and great reading. I have given it to
several AA's and Clevelanders. They all enjoyed reading
(Paul Wood, Ph.D. - Past President - National Council
on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. - NCAAD)
DR. BOB AND THE GOOD OLDTIMERS illustrates, the facts known
by Clarence were voluminous. Mitch's title is an important
part of the quest for truth about AA's developmental years."
(Dick B. - Author of over 14 titles on early AA history)
just love your book! It's a real blessing to AA."
(Liz B. Queens, NY 50 year AA member)
it is up to another generation to produce the focused works
that may lead another historian eventually to attempt a
comprehensive new history of Alcoholics Anonymous, one incorporating
the research of Mary Darrah, Robert Fitzgerald, Kathi Flynn,
Mel B., Bill White, Maria Swora, and - in a prominent place
- Mitchell K."
(Ernest Kurtz, Ph.D. - Author of NOT-GOD, A History
of Alcoholics Anonymous)
Ten-Strike! It is a very important part of AA's history."
(Mary C. Darrah - Author of Sr. Ignatia, Angel of
HOW IT WORKED
- THE STORY OF CLARENCE H. SNYDER
THE EARLY DAYS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IN CLEVELAND, OHIO
By Mitchell K. © 1991, 1997
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