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Back to Basics - The AA Beginners' Meetings
Our Price: $23.50

One of the most important recovery books ever written

Discover the sheer simplicity of the early AA program that produced a 50-75% recovery rate from alcoholism. Experience the spiritual awakening that occurs as the direct result of taking the Twelve Steps in four one-hour sessions.

To date, more than 500,000 have been through the Back to Basics A.A. Beginners' Meetings. They have proven, beyond a shadow of doubt, that "It works--it really does."

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1 Book
= $23.50 ($16.00 + $7.50 S/H)

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Back to the Basics of Recovery - An updated version of the 1940's Beginners' Meetings
Our Price: $23.00

Back to the Basics of Recovery book

This 128 page book is a companion for the Back to the Basics of Recovery Meeting Leader Guide, which is a 2015 version of the 1946 Back to Basics A.A. Beginners’ Meetings. The book has been specifically rewritten for use in treatment centers, aftercare facilities, half-way houses, recovery homes, correctional facilities, and Twelve-Step meetings. The book has been modified to apply to all addictive and compulsive behaviors and all “Big Book” passages are gender neutral.

The book contains all the materials necessary to take the Twelve Steps “quickly and often,” and it is a program for “anyone or everyone interested in a (new) way of life.”

This format is time-tested and effective. Wally P. and others have been using this material for more than fifteen years to take hundreds of thousands through the Steps in seminars and workshops..

Price listed is for Media Mail within the United States only!

Price, including S/H:

1 Book = $23.50 ($16.00 + $7.50 S/H)

For 10 or more books, go to the "Quantity Discount Bookstore."

The Back to the Basics of Recovery book has been renamed and has a beige cover to avoid confusion between the 1946 AA Meeting format (yellow) and the 2015 format for ALL addictions (beige).

Back to Basics - The AA Beginners' Meetings (2 Books)
Our Price: $40.00

One of the most important recovery books ever written

Discover the sheer simplicity of the "original" A.A. program that produced a 50-75% recovery rate from alcoholism. Experience the spiritual awakening that occurs as the direct result of taking the Twelve Steps in four one-hour sessions.

To date, more than 500,000 have been through the Back to Basics A.A. Beginners' Meetings. They have proven, beyond a shadow of doubt, that "It works--it really does."

Price listed is for Media Mail within the United States only!

Price, including S/H:

2 Books = $40.00 ($32.00 + $8.00 S/H)

For 10 or more books, go to the "Quantity Discounts Bookstore"

For expedited delivery (United States only), go to the "Priority Mail" bookstore.


Back to the Basics of Recovery - An updated version of the 1940's Beginners' Meetings (2 Book Pack)
Our Price: $40.00

Back to the Basics of Recovery book

This 128 page book is a companion for the Back to the Basics of Recovery Meeting Leader Guide, which is a 2015 version of the 1946 Back to Basics A.A. Beginners’ Meetings. The book has been specifically rewritten for use in treatment centers, aftercare facilities, half-way houses, recovery homes, correctional facilities, and Twelve-Step meetings. The book has been modified to apply to all addictive and compulsive behaviors and all “Big Book” passages are gender neutral.

The book contains all the materials necessary to take the Twelve Steps “quickly and often,” and it is a program for “anyone or everyone interested in a (new) way of life.”

This format is time-tested and effective. Wally P. and others have been using this material for more than fifteen years to take hundreds of thousands through the Steps in seminars and workshops.

Price listed is for Media Mail within the United States only!

Price, including S/H:

2 Books = $40.00 ($32.00 + $8.00 S/H)

For 10 or more books, go to the "Quantity Discount Bookstore".

The Back to the Basics of Recovery book has been renamed and has a beige cover to avoid confusion between the 1946 AA Meeting format (yellow) and the 2015 format for ALL addictions (beige).

Back to Basics-101 DVD and MLGuide CD
Our Price: $76.00

An introduction to the Twelve Steps of Recovery

During this 75 minute DVD, Wally P., noted archivist, historian and author, takes you through all Twelve Steps the way they were taken during the early days of the Twelve-Step movement. Experience the miracle of recovery as Wally demonstrates the sheer simplicity and workability of the process that has saved millions of lives throughout the past seventy years.

The accompanying CD contains twenty-four pages of PDF presentation materials for facilitators and handouts for participants, plus eight pages of bonus material on the Forth Step inventory. Here is everything you need to take or take others through the Steps "quickly and often."

This DVD has proven to be a life-saver for those having difficulty finding someone to take them through the Twelve Steps the way they were taken when we had a 50-75% recovery rate. Just follow the instructions on the DVD and let Wally be your "temporary sponsor."

This DVD was produced at the Arizona Public Media Studios in Tucson Arizona using high definition cameras, flat screen graphics, and PowerPoint overlays. It is a state-of-the-art production that is both instructive and enlightening..

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DVD plus Meeting Leader Guide CD = $76.00 ($65.00 + $11.00 S/H)

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The History of Alcoholics Anonymous--3 DVD Set
Our Price: $76.00

Ideal for Twelve-Step Groups, Treatment Centers, Correctional Facilities, Aftercare Programs, as well as anyone interested in the history of "The Greatest Spiritual Movement of the Twentieth Century."

DVD I - The Miraculous Journey contains: AA's Ancestors, AA's Four Founding Moments, How the Big Book was Written, and Early Publicity.

DVD II - AA in the 1940's - Why it Worked contains: AA's Meeting Formats, The Beginners' Meetings, Sponsorship, 4th Step Inventory, 11th Step Prayer and Meditation, and 12th Step Working with Others.

DVD III - AA Pioneer Stories and Unsung Heroes contains: Joe-Look Magazine 1945; Unsung Heroes Anne Smith and Sister Ignatia; Pioneer Stories of Rollie Hemsley, Fitz M, and Jimmy B; The Springfield Seven; Judge John T; and more about the co-founders Bill W (The Visionary) and Dr. Bob S. (Keep it Simple).

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3 DVD Set = ($65.00 + $11.00 S/H) = $76.00

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The James H. Story About Early AA - DVD
Our Price: $41.00

James H. Tells His Story about Early A.A.

During this 71 minute DVD, James H. (99 years old and 70 years sober) tells his story about early A.A. Recorded on August 22, 2005, James (recovered alcoholic) describes his drinking career, his recovery beginning on Dec 12, 1934 (one day after Bill W.) how he met and attended meetings with Bill in the 1930's, how he and other pioneers carried the "original" A.A. program of recovery, and how he carried the A.A. message seventy years later. This is an insightful look into the program that produced a 50-75% recovery rate during A.A.'s formative years.

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1 DVD = ($29.95 + $11.05 S/H) = $41.00

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The James H. Q + A
Our Price: $41.00

“One of the most important historical documentaries about the “original” A.A. program ever recorded.”

During the 80 minute DVD, James H. (99 years old and 70 years sober) answers questions about himself and about early A.A. Recorded on April 12 and 13, 2005 in Towson, MD, James (recovered alcoholic) speaks about meeting the Oxford Group and A.A. Co-founder–Bill W., how he took the Steps, how he and other pioneers practiced the "original" A.A. program, and much, much more.

Price listed is for Priority Mail* within the United States only!

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1 DVD = ($29.95 + $11.05 S/H) = $41.00

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Back to Basics Meeting Leader Guide (Original Format)
Our Price: $43.00

Original 1946 Format

This Meeting Leader Guide is the companion for the Back to Basics book.

This 150 page 3-ring binder contains all the materials necessary to conduct Back to Basics A.A. Beginners' Meetings as they were held in the mid 1940's. (Session One: Overview and Step 1; Session Two: Steps 2-3-4; Session Three: Steps 5-6-7-8-9; Session Four: Steps 10-11-12)

Included are the meeting formats for the four one-hour sessions, 8 handouts (including the 4th Step inventory) for the newcomers, and "Spiritual Bullets" about the Beginners' Meetings of the 1940's.

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1 Guide = $43.00 ($35.00 + $8.00 S/H)

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Back to Basics Meeting Leader Guide (Original Format) and Back to Basics Book
Our Price: $60.00

Meeting Leader Guide and Back to Basics Book (Original 1946 Format)

Discover the sheer simplicity of the early AA program that produced a 50-75% recovery rate from alcoholism. Experience the spiritual awakening that occurs as the direct result of taking the Twelve Steps in four one-hour sessions.

To date, more than 500,000 have been through the Back to Basics A.A. Beginners' Meetings. They have proven, beyond a shadow of doubt, that "It works--it really does."
With a Back to Basics A.A. Meeting Leader Guide and book, you can take anyone through the Twelve Steps in a few hours.

The Meeting Leader Guide is the companion for the Back to Basics book.

This 150 page 3-ring binder contains all the materials necessary to conduct Back to Basics A.A. Beginners' Meetings as they were held in the mid 1940's. (Session One: Overview and Step 1; Session Two: Steps 2-3-4; Session Three: Steps 5-6-7-8-9; Session Four: Steps 10-11-12)

Included are the meeting formats for the four one-hour sessions, 8 handouts (including the 4th Step inventory) for the newcomers, and "Spiritual Bullets" about the Beginners' Meetings of the 1940's.

Price listed is for Media Mail within the United States only!

Price, including S/H:

1 Meeting Leader Guide (original format) and 1 B2B Book = $51.00 ($35.00 + 16.00)
Total = $60.00 ($51.00 + $9.00 S/H)

For expedited delivery (United States only), go to the "Priority Mail" bookstore.