1945 : LE PREMIER ROMAN AVEC AA

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" SEPTEMBER REMEMBER", Eliot Taintor

 

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Eliot Taintor = Ruth Fitch Mason and George Mason

 

It is apparent they had a good working knowledge of Alcoholics Anonymous. Ruth Fitch was a writer and literary agent. Gregory Mason was an anthropologist and writer who was later chaired the Dept of Journalism at New York University.

 

The book was referenced in both the March and April 1945 AA Grapevines. There were two page articles discussing this book in both those editions.

 

Vol1-No10-Mar-1945

Grapevine (vol 1 n° 10 march 1945) voir pages 3 & 8  : link

 

The book is dedicated " To Bill and To all Other Member of AA". This dedication is to AA’s co-founder Bill Wilson. In the book he is referred to as Bill "Griffith" (Bill Wilson’s real middle name). There are also references to Ebby, Hank, Dr. Jellinek, and also talks of Towns Hospital.

 

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The novel tells about an alcoholic who is introduced to Alcoholics Anonymous. The story centers around his first year in AA and the people who help during his introduction to the Twelve Steps.

 

Prentice-Hall, NY, 1945

 

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