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Bill W.

Activist (26-Nov-1895 — 24-Jan-1971)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Susan Cheever. My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson: His Life and the Creation of Alcoholic Anonymous. Simon & Schuster. 2004. 257pp.

Francis Hartigan. Bill W.: A Biography of Alcoholics Anonymous Cofounder Bill Wilson. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2000. 239pp.

Jared Lobdell. This Strange Illness: Alcoholism and Bill W.. Aldine Transaction. 2004. 403pp.

Matthew J. Raphael. Bill W. and Mr. Wilson: The Legend and Life of A.A.'s Cofounder. University of Massachusetts Press. 2002. 224pp.

Robert Thomsen. Bill W.: The Absorbing and Deeply Moving Life Story of Bill Wilson, Cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Hazelden. 1999. 344pp.

Bill W.. Bill W.: My First 40 Years. Hazelden. 2000. 232pp.


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  4. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.804)




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