What is the best T-SQL book to buy?

What is the best T-SQL book to buy?
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nizsmoConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
Chris MangusConnect With a Mentor Database AdministratorCommented:
Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005:  T-SQL Querying by Itzik Ben-Gan.  Available on Microsoft Press.  ISBN 978-0-7356-2313-2.
WirtAuthor Commented:
What if i'm running MS SQL 2000?
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Chris MangusConnect With a Mentor Database AdministratorCommented:
A large majority of the book also applies to SQL 2000.  The text does indicate where something only works in SQL 2005.
i started with Rob Veira's book for SQL 2000
gr8 book...

this is the 2005 version.

I am reading Inside SQL series as mentioned above now, but wont recommend it for beginners...
I would:

But really depends on what you are specifically looking for :) No point buying advanced book if you are only starting to learn.
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