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Anonymous history related articles - 1989
Book Carries the Message - April 1989 - Big
Book distribution, starting with a trickle in the
first few years, has escalated into the millions
in the 1980s, and is still growing.
from three reviews of the Big Book - April 1989
- The New York Times Book Review June 25th 1939,
AMA Journal October 14 1939, Journal of Nervous
Mental Disorders September 1940
Big Book: Before and After - April 1989 - It's
a well-known AA fact that the Big Book underwent
intense scrutiny and exhaustive discussion before
reaching print in its final form. In fact, Bill
W. often referred to himself as the referee of these
"discussions" rather than the Big Book's
author. Below, excerpted from chapter five, are
some examples of the changes that came about in
the transition from the original manuscript to the
Crank Stuff' - April 1989 —Dr. E.
M. Jellinek; AA Today
Very Satisfactory Life' - June 1989 - The
story of a long-time Grapevine contributor who is
still going strong! - Felicia M., New Canaan, Conn.
Little Book - June 1989 - Richard K., New
Of The Fellowship - June 1989 - Throughout
its history, as the Grapevine has grown and developed
with the Fellowship, Grapevine articles have reflected
major trends in AA
for Membership, ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - June
We Were Like, Fragments of AA History - October
1989 - "Son, I've spilled more booze than
you've drunk" — an oldtimer's comment,
once common in AA — is rarely heard today...
- Series on history
We Were Like, Fragments of AA History - December
1989 - The AA Fellowship is approaching its
55th Anniversary, and looking forward to an International
Convention in July 1990 to celebrate... - Series