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By Mel B.

On a chilly evening in February 1951, Mel B. set out from Pontiac, Michigan, to listen to a conversation through invoice W., cofounder of Alcoholics nameless. Like many that had came upon energy and sobriety an A.A., Mel felt an exceptional debt of gratitude to invoice W., in addition to a deep interest concerning the type of guy who had helped lead to this kind of massive own and social move.

After approximately fifty years, within which time Life magazine named invoice W. one of many century's most crucial american citizens. Mel B.'s look for invoice W. culminates during this booklet: a desirable, extensive examine who invoice W. fairly was once and the way, from his personal painful previous and a powerful bent for anonymity, he emerged as a robust presence at the American scene. through the years, via interviews with invoice W. and with invoice W.'s pals, colleagues, and relations, Mel B. found not only one invoice W., yet seven: the power-driving achiever, the fixer, the individualist, the entrepreneur, the communicator, the peacemaker, and the founder/statesman. All of those aspects of invoice W. come jointly during this portrait of a outstanding guy, that's additionally the tale of his profound influence on not just the writer but additionally numerous others stuck up within the look for a greater life.

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