Hyphen in "must have" in the predicate?

Subject: Hyphen in "must have" in the predicate?
From: Jan Axelson <jan -at- lvr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 20:10:10 -0500

Punctuation experts,

Leaving aside whether there are better ways to say it, which is preferable:

This book is a must have for anyone...

This book is a must-have for anyone...



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