Big Book


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Big Book

The popular title for the multi-authored book, Alcoholics Anonymous, first published in 1939 and periodically updated, which contains personal stories and testimonials from alcoholics and which laid out the original 12-step program to recovery.
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There were some big books on a table at his side and he dragged one suddenly toward him.
"Prink half an hour, and put on her wad," answered the irreverent Tom, whose preparations for school consisted in flinging his cap on to his head, and strapping up several big books, that looked as if they were sometimes used as weapons of defence.
The king of the place having offered a reward for the solution of two very difficult problems, they were solved upon the spot -- the one by the bees, and the other by the birds; but the king keeping their solution a secret, it was only after the most profound researches and labor, and the writing of an infinity of big books, during a long series of years, that the men-mathematicians at length arrived at the identical solutions which had been given upon the spot by the bees and by the birds.'"
The "Big Book of Family Games" is travel-friendly compendium of entertaining pastimes that guarantees hours of engaging entertainment with 101 original, rigorously tested games that challenge each player's ability to strategize, bluff, read minds, memorize, think quickly, and solve puzzles.
Critique: Profusely illustrated throughout, "The Big Book of Knives: Everything about Mankind's Most Important Tool" is a veritable encyclopedia of meticulously detailed information that is thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation.
Sheena Cumiskey, CWP chief executive, said: "I'm delighted our Big Book of Best Practice was shortlisted for a HSJ Value Award.
In The Big Book of X-Bombers and X-Fighters, freelance aviation history writer Steve Pace attempts to showcase the history of the US Air Force's fighter and bomber X-plane inventory in a lushly illustrated compendium of aircraft and program details.
Rebecca Rose, also from Durham, who made a book for the project called The Big Book Adventure, is a writer and illustrator with a background in newspaper journalism.
'The Big Book of Packaging' is now in the market and it would be useful as a reference book.
The big book sale will be held between 10am and 1pm.
My Big Book of Art and Illusion is for primary students and up.