By Sally Brown,David R. Brown
The little-known lifetime of Marty Mann opponents a Masterpiece Theatre drama. She was once born right into a lifetime of wealth and privilege, sank to the bottom depths of poverty and depression, then rose to motivate hundreds of thousands of others, specially girls, to aid themselves. the 1st lady to accomplish long term sobriety in Alcoholics nameless, Marty Mann recommended the knowledge that alcoholism is an argument of public health and wellbeing, now not morality. of their interesting ebook, Sally and David Brown make clear this influential determine in restoration historical past. Born in Chicago in 1905, Marty used to be favorite with attractiveness, brains, aura, out of the ordinary power, and a strong will. She out drink somebody in her staff of social elites. whilst her father turned penniless, she was once compelled into paintings, landed a profitable public family members place, and a decade later used to be destitute as a result of her consuming. She used to be devoted to a psychiatric middle in 1938-a time while the time period alcoholism was once almost unknown, the one identified remedy used to be "drying out," and males have been compiling the e-book Alcoholics nameless. Marty learn it at the advice of psychiatrist Dr. Harry Tiebout: it used to be her first step towards sobriety and an extended, illustrious occupation as founding father of the nationwide Council on Alcoholism, or NCA.In the early Fifties, journalist Edward R. Murrow chosen Marty as one of many 10 maximum residing americans. Marty died of a stroke in 1980, presently after addressing the AA foreign conference in New Orleans.This is a narrative of 1 woman's indefatigable attempt and indomitable spirit, compellingly instructed by means of Sally and David Brown.
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A Biography of Mrs Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous by Sally Brown,David R. Brown