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Does anyone know anything about this book?

There are no reviews and it doesn't look like it's still in print or something?

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I suggest you change the title of this questions; otherwise it sounds like: "Does anyone else have a 2-wheeled bicycle?" –  Job Feb 24 '11 at 14:55
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I've seen similar books in searches on Amazon. I suspect the "publisher" culls documentation from the web probably Wikipedia, applies minimal formatting then prints on demand.

"Avoid like the plague" is my public sentiment.

See also here: http://guaka.org/2010/11/25/books-llc-scam-amazon

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very interesting. Someone call Lawerence Lessig! –  Ramy Feb 24 '11 at 15:40
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If you want a good book on Haskell check out "Real World Haskell" or "Learn you Haskell for a Great Good". There is also an ebook on wikidocs. (And maybe one or two others that I have forgotten)

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Learn you Haskell for a Great Good is free and awesome: learnyouahaskell.com –  davidhaskins Feb 24 '11 at 15:20
    
yeah, actually LYAH is what got me interested in this book to begin with. ACtually, I guess i started with RWH and then, once I felt like I was in over my head, I switched to LYAH. I'll probably go back to RWH at some point, but I thought I might try and learn more about HappStack in my travels through Haskell. –  Ramy Feb 24 '11 at 15:38
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LYAH sounds tempting simply because of its retarded title. –  Andrew Arnold Feb 24 '11 at 16:35
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@Andrew S. Arnold - don't let the title throw you off; it's really well written. I don't know why the title is worded like the lolcats from 4chan named it. –  davidhaskins Feb 24 '11 at 18:03
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@Andrew, the book is peppered with tongue-in-cheek comments throughout that keeps the book light, but is also VERY informative and, it seems, a place a lot of people have started learning about Haskell. –  Ramy Feb 25 '11 at 0:58
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