help me choose a ruby book

Sarah Marris wrote:

could any1 recomend a book i could buy for my girlfriend shes a computer
programmer and deals in ruby rails i dont have a clue , there are a few
on amazon could sum1 help me pick a decent 1?

Sarah

You didn't tell us what books she already has. Other people have made good recommendations; I would add this:

The Ruby Way, second edition, by Hal Fulton, is a great book:
http://www.amazon.com/Ruby-Way-Second-Addison-Wesley-Professional/dp/0672328844

regards

   Justin