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How to build a query based on four tables

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hi , I was wondering if anyone might be able to determine a query based on these tables :I've created a database using sql server express 2005 of 4 tables :"BOOKS , AUTHORS , CATEGORIES and PUBLISHERS ".

I have to show what every author has in terms of books .
and I cant figure out how to do that !!!!
I want it to look somth like this:

author : elieeee
book category book title
comedy love
action woooow
drama I hate u

I appreciate any help possible :D
btw this is the query that i've use :""SELECT DISTINCT [category], [title] FROM [books] ORDER BY [title], [category] GROUP BY [ Author Name ]
Jun 30 '09 #1
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Yes. Use JOIN.

Good luck

--- CK
Jun 30 '09 #2

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Try a Google search for some tutorials.

See if you can make it work.
Let us know if you run into any problems with it.

P.S. we like code examples and error messages ;-)
Jun 30 '09 #3

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