My Search for Bill W: Biography by Mel B.

By Mel B.

This ebook is an interesting, extensive examine who invoice W. fairly used to be and the way, from his personal painful previous and a powerful bent for anonymity, he emerged as a robust presence at the American scene.

On a chilly evening in February 1951, Mel B. set out from Pontiac, Michigan, to listen to a conversation through invoice W., cofounder of Alcoholics nameless. Like many that had chanced on energy and sobriety an A.A., Mel felt a superb debt of gratitude to invoice W., in addition to a deep interest in regards to the type of guy who had helped result in this type of immense own and social circulation. After approximately fifty years, within which time existence journal named invoice W. one of many century's most vital american citizens. Mel B.'s look for invoice W. culminates during this e-book: a desirable, extensive examine who invoice W. quite used to be and the way, from his personal painful earlier and a powerful bent for anonymity, he emerged as a strong presence at the American scene. through the years, via interviews with invoice W. and with invoice W.'s buddies, colleagues, and relations, Mel B. came across not only one invoice W., yet seven: the power-driving achiever, the fixer, the individualist, the entrepreneur, the communicator, the peacemaker, and the founder/statesman. All of those points of invoice W. come jointly during this portrait of a amazing guy, that's additionally the tale of his profound influence on not just the writer but additionally numerous others stuck up within the look for a greater life.

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