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The Lois Wilson story

when love is not enough

by William G. Borchert

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Published by Hazelden in Center City, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lois, 1894-1988.,
    • W., Bill.,
    • Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.,
    • Alcoholics Anonymous.,
    • Alcoholics" spouses -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Alcoholics -- Family relationships.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam G. Borchert.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5032.L28 B67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3423733M
      ISBN 101592853285
      ISBN 109781592853281
      LC Control Number2005046021


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Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, " this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill W.

Lois Wilson, the wife of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W., knew better than anyone that families, friends, and loved ones of alcoholics are also affected and need informed support and advice/5().

The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough. Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson/5.

About the Author. William G. Borchert William Borchert is the author of The Lois Wilson Story: When Love is Not Enough and teamed with Geno W. to write Sought Through Prayer and Meditation: Wisdom from the Sunday 11th Step Meetings at Wolfe Street Center in Little Rock.

Borchert was nominated for an Emmy in for writing the highly acclaimed Warner Brothers/Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Brand: Hazelden Publishing. Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, " this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill W.

Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson/5(). This is one of my favorite books ever.

It appropriately tells the story The Lois Wilson story book Lois Wilson, founder of Al-Anon. Its a very emotional book, especially if the reader has any experience with alcoholism.

Nevertheless, it tells a love story and a story about the beginnings of a organization that helps so many people today/5.

Lois Wilson, the wife of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W., knew better than anyone that families, friends, and loved ones of alcoholics are also affected and need informed support and advice.

The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough is both a testament to Wilson's spirit and a guiding light for those whose lives parallel hers. ";Bill Borchert came into my life during our astounding 5/5(1).

Lois Wilson was co-founder of AL-Non and wife of its anonymous founder Bill W., yet until THE LOIS WILSON STORY: WHEN LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH, little has been written about her life and influence on the recovery movement. Bill Borchert’s The Lois Wilson Story, the first comprehensive biography of Lois Wilson, fills this void.

The author of My Name Is Bill W., the acclaimed and Emmy Award- winning film biography of Bill Wilson, Bill Borchert was a frequent visitor in Lois’s home during the last fourteen years of her life.

Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson/5(96). The Lois Wilson Story William G. Borchert Hazelden Foundation PO Center The Lois Wilson story book, MN $   Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, " this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill W.

Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson.5/5(5). In her memoir, Lois Remembers, published by Al-Anon, Lois recalls her childhood as "idyllic", and it seems that this is an accurate assessment.

The children were respected and deeply loved by their parents and were brought up to be loving and thoughtful. The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough is both a testament to Wilson's spirit and a guiding light for those whose lives parallel hers."Bill Borchert came into my life during our astounding screen collaboration in My Name is Bill W.

What a joy to revisit this friendship in Released on: J The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough is both a testament to Wilson's spirit and a guiding light for those whose lives parallel hers."Bill Borchert came into my life during our astounding screen collaboration in My Name is Bill W.

What a joy to revisit this friendship in. Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill W. Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill : William G Borchert.

Overview Winona Ryder stars as Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson (Barry Pepper), in this biopic centered on the rocky relationship between the two people who dedicated their lives to helping others who suffer from alcohol : Hallmark.

Watch a clip When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story on You Tube. Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson.

Also, there had been five biographies written about her husband, Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, but not one about her.

He felt the telling of her story was long over due. So he sat down and wrote the book, The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough/5(78). Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of AI-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Closed-captioned (SDH). English subtitles. Approx. 92 minutes. When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, DVDBrand: Hallmark Hall of Fame. Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, " this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill W.

Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Released on: Ma Acclaimed author and screenwriter William G. Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson.

From her privileged childhood in turn-of-the-century New York City to her socialite status as the 'Wall Street Wife' of the charismatic Bill in the roaring '20s to the couple's audacious cross-country. Lois Wilson’s story confirms what research on family recovery from addiction is revealing: recovery from alcoholism can destabilize intimate and family.

Visit Here ?book= Browse more videos. When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story. ) PG | 1h 32min | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 25 April Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband /10().

He has also written a number of books including, "The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough," "Sought Through Prayer and Meditation," "50 Miracles That. Parent (s) Clark Burnham. Matilda Spelman. Lois Wilson (née Burnham; March 4, – October 5, ), also known as Lois W., was the co-founder of Al-Anon Family Groups, a Step fellowship for the friends and family of alcoholics.

First, it's great as a biography of AA co-founder Bill Wilson's life, since he and Lois were together for so many years. Second, this is great history: Lois wasn't a drunk, so while her husband was able to share his perspective "As Bill Sees It," being sober, and charged with so much responsibility in the family, Lois could write this book from.

Available for the first time in paperback, the biography of one of the recovery movement's most influential figures: Lois Burnham Wilson, creator of Al-Anon and wife of AA cofounder Bill med author and screenwriter William G.

Borchert explores the life and times of Lois Burnham Wilson, the spirited creator of Al-Anon and wife of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson. From her. “In her memoirs, Lois Burnham Wilson recalls how a nodding acquaintance with Bill Wilson, who was four years her junior, blossomed into love during the summer of ” (Bill W.

And Mr. Wilson, Matthew Raphael, p. 36) Lois was one of the “summer people”. The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough is both a testament to Wilson's spirit and a guiding light for those whose lives parallel hers."Bill Borchert came into my life during our astounding screen collaboration in My Name is Bill W.

What a joy to revisit this friendship in his new achievement, The Lois Wilson Story. Wilson and a just-released biography of his wife Lois Wilson. The critical role Lois Wilson played in the history of A.A. and Al-Anon assures that The Lois Wilson Story will be widely read and reviewed.

William Borchert provides his readers an engaging account of the life of Lois Wilson and, through her story, the founding and early history of. Fortunately, the sober, suffering wife of CBS' Hallmark Hall of Fame film "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story" is played by Winona.

Sadly, Lois died a year before the film was completed. The other unfortunate thing was that many of the parts about Lois' story and how Al-Anon began ended up on the cutting room floor.

This prompted William to write The Lois Wilson Story: When Love is not Enough to tell what the movie and many accounts of Bill Wilson and AA leave out. In she published her autobiography "Lois Remembers." She died at the age of In she was portrayed by actress Winona Ryder in the Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story," based on the book written by William G.

Borchert. The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough is both a testament to Wilson's spirit and a guiding light for those whose lives parallel hers."Bill Borchert came into my life during our astounding screen collaboration in My Name is Bill W.

What a joy to revisit this friendship in his new achievement, The Lois Wilson : Hazelden Publishing. The Lois Wilson Story | Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, " this is the biography of Al-Anon creator and wife of AA cofounder Bill Wilson, the wife of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W., knew better than anyone that families, friends, and loved ones of alcoholics are also affected and need informed support and advice.

When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story Writer. Filmography. Hide Show Writer (2 credits) When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (TV Movie) (book "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story") / (written by) My Name Is Bill W.

(TV Movie) (written by). More than three years in the making, the movie is based on the book, "The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough," written by veteran author William G Borchert who was a close personal friend of Lois Wilson for more than 15 years before her passing in Mr.

Borchert was nominated for aan Emmy for writing the highly acclaimed Hallmark. When Love Is Not Enough The Lois Wilson Story (DVD): Lois met and fell in love with Bill Wilson, and when Bill returned from World War I, they married.

Despite concerns over Bill's drinking, Lois believed he was destined for greatness. Bill's drinking spiraled out of control and soon his job, their home, even their dreams were gone. When Bill attained sobriety, he poured his time and energy. A Heart Attack Can Be Good for the Soul - The Lois Wilson Story: When Love is not Enough, The Biography of the Cofounder of Al-Anon - by William G Borchert Books Read and.

A Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson (Winona Ryder), co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson (Barry Pepper), co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Lois Wilson was a woman of great inner strength and determination. Together, Lois and Bill Wilson started movements that have helped millions of.Lois Wilson Ala-non; Al-Anon Speakers; Video. My Name is Bill W.- The True story of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous; When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story; Resources.

Big Book; 12 X 12; Living Sober; Daily Reflections; As Bill Sees it; How it Works; Twelve Traditions; Ninth Step Promises; Third Step Prayer; Eleventh Step.This Thanksgiving, Novem marks the th anniversary of Bill Wilson. Most people have never heard of him.

Yet millions owe him, his wife Lois and their pioneering friends their lives. In a world beleaguered by challenges beyond our understanding and response capacity, what Bill co-created with others offer clues on our way forward.

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