Originally published in 1952, this classic book is used by A.A. members and groups around the world. It lays out the principles by which A.A. members recover and by which the fellowship functions. The basic text clarifies the Steps which constitute the A.A. way of life and the Traditions, by which A.A. maintains its unity.A. A. Services Staff, A. A. Services is the author of 'Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions', published 1989 under ISBN 9780916856014 and ISBN 0916856011.