Big Book Story Author's

Lisa – Washington State, “A Teen-Ager’s Decision” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “A Teen-ager’s Decision” Lisa, Washington State (p. 353 in 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “Just three years of drinking pushed a shy, lonely...

Dr. Earle M. – San Francisco Bay Area, CA, “Physician Heal Thyself!” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Physician Heal Thyself!” Dr. Earle M., San Francisco Bay Area, CA. (p. 393 in 2nd edition, p. 345 in 3rd edition, p. 301 in...

Pete W. – Pittsburgh, PA., “Rum, Radio And Rebellion” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Rum, Radio and Rebellion” Pete W., Pittsburgh, PA. (p. 317 in 2nd edition, p. 356 in 3rd editions.) They Stopped in Time “This man...

Author Unknown – “Any Day Was Washday” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: Author unknown, “Any Day Was Washday” Author unknown. (p. 369 in 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “This secret drinker favored the local Laundromat...

Chet R. – “It Might Have Been Worse” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “It Might Have Been Worse” Chet R. (p. 382 in 2nd edition, p. 373 in 3rd edition, p. 348 in the 4th edition.) They...

Esther E. – “A Flower Of The South” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “A Flower of the South” Esther E., Houston, TX. (p. 343 in 2nd edition, p. 384 in 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “Somewhat...

Author Unknown – “Calculating The Costs” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: Author unknown, “Calculating the Costs” Author unknown. (p. 396, 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “A retired Navy man looks back over twenty years...

Harris K. – “Growing Up All Over Again” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Growing Up All Over Again” Harris K., Illinois. (p. 418, 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “A ‘good boy’ reached adulthood and success without...

Author Unknown – Chicago, Illinois, “Unto The Second Generation” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: Author unknown, “Unto the Second Generation” Author unknown, Chicago, Illinois. (p. 355 in 2nd edition, p. 422 in 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time...

Felicia G. – New York City, “Stars Don’t Fall” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Stars Don’t Fall” Countess Felicia G., New York City. (p. 401 in 2nd edition, p. 400 in 3rd edition.) They Stopped in Time “A...

Author Unknown – “Me An Alcoholic?” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Me an Alcoholic?” Author unknown. (p. 419 in 2nd edition, p. 432 in 3rd edition, p 382 in the 4th edition.) They Stopped in...

Dr. Paul O. – Laguna Niguel, California, “Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict” Paul O., MD, Laguna Niguel, California. (p. 439 in 3rd edition, p 407 in the 4th editiion. In the 3rd edition...

Morris B. – Long Island, New York, “A Five-Time Loser Wins” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “A Five-Time Loser Wins” Morris B., Long Island, New York. (p. 457 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “The worst of prison treatment...

Helen B. – New York, “Promoted To Chronic” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Promoted to Chronic” Helen B., New York. (p. 485 in the 2nd edition, p. 464 in the 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “This...

Maynard B. – “Join The Tribe” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Join the Tribe” Maynard B. (p. 474 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “From a Canadian reservation to overseas bars to New England...

Author Unknown – “Belle Of The Bar” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Belle of the Bar” Author unknown. (p. 478 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “Waitress by day, barfly by night, she drifted down...

Jim S. – Washington, D.C., “Jim’s Story” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Jim’s Story” Jim S., Washington, D.C. (p. 471 in 2nd edition, p. 483 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “This physician, the originator...

John Henry F. (Fitz) M. – Cumberstone, Maryland, “Our Southern Friend” In 1st Edition, Edited In 2nd Edition “Our Southern Friend” – All Three Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Our Southern Friend” John H. F. (Fitz) M., Cumberstone, Maryland. (p. 226 in 1st edition, p. 460 in 2nd edition, p. 497 in 3rd...

Pat M. – New York City, “Desperation Drinking” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Desperation Drinking” Pat M., New York City (p. 509 in 2nd edition, p. 512 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “He was drinking...

Author Unknown – New York City, “The Prisoner Freed” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: Author unknown, “The Prisoner Freed” Author unknown, New York City. (p. 495 in 2nd edition, 508 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All “After...

Sackville O’C. M. – Dublin, Ireland, “The Career Officer” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “The Career Officer” Sackville O’C. M., Dublin, Ireland. (p. 523 in 2nd, p. 517 in 3rd editions.) They Lost Nearly All “A British officer,...

Bertha V. – “Another Chance” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “Another Chance” Bertha V., Louisville, Kentucky. (p. 526, 3rd edition, page 531 in 4th edition.) They Lost Nearly All “Poor, black, totally ruled by...

E.B.R. “Bob” – New York City, “He Who Loses His Life” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “He Who Loses His Life” E.B.R., “Bob,” New York City. (p. 540 in 2nd edition, p. 531 in 3rd edition.) They Lost Nearly All...

Wynn C. L. – California, “Freedom From Bondage” – 2nd And 3rd Big Book Editions.

Biography: “Freedom From Bondage” Wynn C. L., California. (p. 553, 2nd edition, p. 544 3rd edition, p. 544 4th edition.) They Lost Nearly All “Young...

Bob P. – “A.A. Taught Him To Handle Sobriety” – Third Big Book Edition.

Biography: “A.A. Taught Him to Handle Sobriety” Bob P., Connecticut. (p. 554 3rd edition, p. 553 4th edition.) They Lost Nearly All “God willing, we...

Jane D. – Philadelphia, “Student Of Life”, On page 319 Of The Fourth Edition Big Book Of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Biography: “Student Of Life” Jane D. , Philadelphia (p. 319 in 4th edition.) They Stopped in Time I was born in September 1965 in Urbana,...

Dave B. – Montreal, Quebec, Canada, “Gratitude In Action”, On Page 193 Of The Fourth Edition Big Book Of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Gratitude in Action – Dave B., Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (p. 193, 4th edition.)“The Story of Dave B., one of the founders of A.A. in Canada...

 Biography Of Fr. Ralph Pfau, AKA Fr. John Doe By Nancy O.

  Biography Of Fr. Ralph Pfau, AKA Fr. John Doe By Nancy O. Tuesday, February 19, 2002 Today is the anniversary of Fr. Ralph Pfau’s death....