About the Book
164 and More is an effective reference manual for the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous and the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.
Use 164 and More to find occurrences of a particular passage within the Big Book and the 12&12. In addition to saving time, you can be sure that all instances are located.
164 and More is organized alphabetically by keyword; it takes just a few seconds to find the passage you seek. For example, look up POWERLESS. A portion of the page is shown below; the page header comes from the first passage on that page.
Each passage containing POWERLESS is shown along with a few words before and after the keyword. This context helps you quickly pick the right passage.
164 and More is a large book. There are over 38,000 passages like the examples shown above. The book is about one inch thick; the page size is 6 by 9 inches. There are 660 pages in 164 and More. The book is spiral bound to lay flat and the cover is laminated for durability.
More information is contained in the "Using this Book" chapter of 164 and and More. You can read the full "Using this Book" chapter or examine a sample from the book.
Discounts apply when ordering more than 5 books; contact us for details. Wholesale pricing is available on case lots of 18 books.
How was 164 and More Created?
After spending an hour in vain searching for the "spiritual axiom", I wondered if there might be a better way. For years, I had been programming computers to process free-form text (sentences and words). I wondered if a "slice and dice" of the Big Book and the 12&12 might be helpful. Six months later, thousands of lines of computer code was complete and 100 copies of 164 and More were printed. Raffles at various events and gifts to individuals brought the book into circulation. People even asked where they could buy a copy.
The response was so encouraging that printing was commissioned and this web site was developed. I hope you find the book and the web site helpful in your study of the A.A. literature.