The "bible" of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA
). The book which is actually entitled simply "Alcoholic Anonymous," was written by Bill W., a New York stockbroker, after founding the group with Dr. Bob in a kitchen in Akron, Ohio.
Contains many first person accounts in narrative form of battles with the "cunning and baffling" drink. These narratives are replaced and updated with more contemporary drunkalogues
periodically by the bureaucracy controlled from AA
World Service Office (WSO) in New York City.