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Alcoholic"s survival course

John R. Sidey

Alcoholic"s survival course

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Published by Brunswick Pub. Co. in Lawrenceville, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous.,
  • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation.,
  • Alcoholism -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 179-183.

    Statementby John R. Sidey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5275 .S53 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2747032M
    ISBN 101556180136
    LC Control Number86072745
    OCLC/WorldCa16268782


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The AA program of recovery is set forth in the Twelve Steps. AA was founded in. For six years I’d been fighting for survival on skid rows and riding across the country in freights.

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