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Al-Anon's Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions (original 1953; edition 1981)

by Al-Anon Family Group

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Title:Al-Anon's Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions
Authors:Al-Anon Family Group
Info:Al Anon Family Group Headquarters (1981), Hardcover, 162 pages
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Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions by Alcoholics Anonymous (1953)

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This discusses, in detail & order, the 12 steps that a recovering alcoholic/addict must take in order to get their act together. The reasoning behind the steps & traditions are explained. Well worth reading if you are part of any 12 step program. Anyone who isn't would probably be better off devoting their time to the Big Book. ( )
  jimmaclachlan | Sep 25, 2009 |
Must have recovery tool ( )
  leahhenderson | Apr 13, 2008 |
the "anonymous" writer of this book is bill wilson, a cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous. In the early years (1935-1945) groups had many "rules," which kept some people out. The traditions are a set of spiritual principles for the Groups, as the Steps are a set of such for the individual. These are much more well written essays than the "Big Book," but then, they deal with a more narrowly defined subject. ( )
  andyray | Mar 23, 2008 |
This is a very useful book for anyone in AA. This is not a book on how to sober up. But it is a guide on how to get along, with yourself and with others in your group. Sobering up is roughly akin to re-socializing yourself and learning to play well with others. This book helps. ( )
  AlexTheHunn | Aug 27, 2007 |
Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. It lays out the principles by which A.A. members recover and by which the fellowship functions. The basic text clarifies the Steps which constitute the A.A. way of life and the Traditions, by which A.A. maintains its unity.
  OakGrove | Jun 23, 2007 |
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Commentaries on the AA tools for alcoholism recovery.
The Steps outline a program of personal recovery from the often devastating effects of another's alcoholism
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Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. It lays out the principles by which A.A. members recover and by which the fellowship functions. The basic text clarifies the Steps which constitute the A.A. way of life and the Traditions, by which A.A. maintains its unity.

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A classic recovery text, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions outlines the core principles by which AA members recover and by which the AA fellowship functions. In addition, it clarifies each of the Twelve Steps that constitute the AA way of life and each of the Traditions by which AA maintains its unity.… (more)

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