Gertrude Behanna was author of the best-selling autobiography, The Late Liz, published in 1957 under her pseudonym, Elizabeth Burns. Gertrude was married to Edward B. Smith of Smith Barney, and she became a wealthy, wild-living, alcoholic woman who found Christ and sobriety at age 53 in 1947. Before dying in 1975, Gertrude became a legend as a speaker for Alcoholics Anonymous. She also made AA records of her circuit speeches, including God Isn't Dead!, Who is the Alcoholic??, and Women Be Women.