Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers

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Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers

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Cover of Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers


Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers is a biography that details the life and contributions of Dr. Bob, one of the co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The book provides a historical account of Dr. Bob's life, the early days of AA, and the people who played pivotal roles in its foundation.

Content Overview

The book is divided into multiple sections, including:

  • Early Life of Dr. Bob
  • The Formation of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Influential Figures
  • Dr. Bob's Later Years


Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers serves as an important historical record and provides context to the formation and early years of AA. It is often cited in discussions and studies concerning the history of the AA movement.


Key themes explored in the book include:

  • Friendship and Partnership
  • The Role of Service
  • Spirituality and Recovery
  • Challenges and Triumphs of Early AA

Criticisms and Controversies

Outline any criticisms and controversies regarding the text, such as debates over its historical accuracy, interpretation, or the perspectives it offers on AA's history.

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