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The Big Bender by Charles Clapp Jr. - First Printing

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The Big Bender


Charles Clapp Jr.

First Edition


This rare highly sought after book has been well recognized by AA collectors as a “must have”.  This book does not have the dust jacket.

Charles Clapp Jr tells of struggle with alcoholism an his early experience with Alcoholics Anonymous and Oxford Group.

Charles Clapp was an Oxford Grouper, who AA founder Bill W had helped get sober in October of 1935. Clapp had been associated with Sam Shoemaker, but could not stay sober until he got help from Bill. "The Big Bender" relates that story. Clapp was from Bedford Hills. 

This book is in good condition and will be a great addition to any collection. The cover has experienced some wear. There is no writing or markings in the book. Please view all of the photos for the conditions.