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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View FOREWORD   ... second at New York, and the third ...  12&12 Foreword, p.16  
After three years of trial and error in selecting the most workable tenets upon which the Society could be based, and after a large amount of failure in getting alcoholics to recover, three successful groups emerged -- the first at Akron, the second at New York, and the third at Cleveland.


2.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... second difficulty is this: what comes to ...  12&12 Step Five, p.60  
The second difficulty is this: what comes to us alone may be garbled by our own rationalization and wishful thinking.


3.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... second edition.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xv  
Sixteen years have elapsed between our first printing of this book and the presentation in 1955 of our second edition.


4.
View PREFACE   ... second edition; eight new stories were added.  BB Preface, p.xii  
Nine of the stories in Part II ("They Stopped in Time") were carried over from the second edition; eight new stories were added.


5.
View PREFACE   ... second edition, published in 1955, reached a ...  BB Preface, p.xi  
The second edition, published in 1955, reached a total of more than 1,150,500 copies.


6.
View PREFACE   ... second edition, the appendices on A.A. Tradition, ...  BB Preface, p.xi  
The second printing of the first edition added the appendix "Spiritual Experience"; in the second edition, the appendices on A.A. Tradition, the "medical view" and "religious view" of A.A., the Lasker Award and information on how to contact A.A. were added, and the appendix on the Alcoholic Foundation was discontinued.


7.
View PREFACE   ... second printing of the first edition added ...  BB Preface, p.xi  
The second printing of the first edition added the appendix "Spiritual Experience"; in the second edition, the appendices on A.A. Tradition, the "medical view" and "religious view" of A.A., the Lasker Award and information on how to contact A.A. were added, and the appendix on the Alcoholic Foundation was discontinued.


8.
View FOREWORD   ... second section of this volume, though designed ...  12&12 Foreword, p.16  
The second section of this volume, though designed for A.A.'s membership, will give such inquirers an inside view of A.A. never before possible.


9.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... second small group promptly took shape at ...  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
A second small group promptly took shape at New York, to be followed in 1937 with the start of a third at Cleveland.


10.
View TRADITION FOUR essay   ... second story they would sober up drunks ...  12&12 Tradition Four, p.147  
Beginning on the ground floor there would be a club; in the second story they would sober up drunks and hand them currency for their back debts; the third deck would house an educational project -- quite noncontroversial, of course.


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View PREFACE   ... second, third, and fourth editions.  BB Preface, p.xi  
Therefore, the first portion of this volume, describing the A.A. recovery program, has been left largely untouched in the course of revisions made for the second, third, and fourth editions.


12.
View STEP TWO essay   Second, to get sober and to stay ...  12&12 Step Two, p.26  
Second, to get sober and to stay sober, you don't have to swallow all of Step Two right now.


13.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... second visit to a man.  BB Working With Others, p.96  
Suppose now you are making your second visit to a man.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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