Wizard Book

Wizard Book

(publication)
Hal Abelson, Gerald Sussman and Julie Sussman's "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs" (MIT Press, 1984; ISBN 0-262-01077-1), an excellent computer science text used in introductory courses at MIT. So called because of the wizard on the jacket. One of the bibles of the LISP/Scheme world. Also, less commonly, known as the Purple Book.
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Wizard Books (Icon), 2011, pp306, 9.99 [pounds sterling]