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Subject:Book types most favored From:Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET> Date:Sun, 29 Sep 1996 08:56:00 EST
I'm curious about something and I wanted to query the list.
There has developed a split in the field of computer books between the
"get-started" easy books, like the "Dummies" series, and the full-scale
"kitchen-sink" books like the "Unleashed" series. I think I know why people
would buy each type, and under what conditions, but I wanted to ask the list
In my case, I usually try to buy a simplified book first, one that's written
friendly and folksy. That gets me off the ground, after which I usually feel
the need for a book that has everything in it, just for reference.
Are others of the same mind, or do you buy one or the other?
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