Nancy F. author of the story -- The Independent Blonde -- in the 2nd edition of the Big Book (p532) Sober in June 1945, 93 years old at the time of this speak.
Tami F from Olathe KS speaking at Northeast Johnson County Group in Overland Park KS
Tony H speaking in 1999 just after his 20th AA birthday followed by Eric C
Dick S from Marietta, GA speaking at the 40th North Shore Roundup in Vancouver British Columbia in April 2011, sober 34 years at the time of this speak.
The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.
Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference. Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.
Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.
Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.
Two place keeping ribbons. Special "lay flat" binding.