Ernest Kurtz is the author of Not-God: A History of
Alcoholics Anonymous, A.A.: The Story, and Shame and
Guilt. He holds a Ph.D. in the history of American civilization
from Harvard and is currently affiliated with the Center for
Self-Help Research at the University of Michigan.
Katherine Ketcham has been writing nonfiction books for forty years. Her work has been published in sixteen foreign languages and has sold nearly one million copies. She founded and serves on the board of a grassroots nonprofit organization called Trilogy Recovery Community, which helps youth and their family members dealing with alcohol and other drug problems. Ketcham lives in Walla Walla, Washington.
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