Gail LaC of Akron Ohio is an AA archivist and historian, her speak is about AA History, she became sober in May of 1978. Her presentation at the 2011 Stateline Retreat contained photos but not having them does not detract from the speak.


Pat Y. from Pasadena CA speaking in Jan of 2007 at an unknown event.


Georgia B from La Crescenta CA speaking at the Crested Butte Mountain Conference in 2012


Abbey F from Chatham, NJ  speaking at an unknown meeting in the summer of 2009 she is 2 years sober at the time of this speak


Tristan from San Diego speaking on 7-26-2014 he became sober just about 12 years ago, at the time of this speak at an unknown meeting.


Mike B. from Queens, NY speaking in June 2013 the Feet First Speakers Group, he became sober in 2007.


Two speakers at the 75th Anniversary of The Big Book in Tarrytown NY in 2014. First up is an Al Anon Speaker Joan L (Suffolk) and AA Speaker Steve S from the AA General Service Office.


The Study Edition of The Big Book

studyeditionI have one of these and it is one of my favorite items, a really excellent and useful for book study meetings or as a gift to a newcomer who is going to be heading to one.

The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.

  • Includes the original Foreword
  • The Doctor's Opinion
  • Dr. Bob's Story.
  • Bound in black bonded leather. 

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.



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