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Ever since a friend told me about this book titled Sex, Crime and Functional Analysis: Part I. Functional Analysis, I have been looking for a copy of this book, but in vain.

SO does this book actually exist or is it just a joke? If it does exist I am pretty sure someone on Math.SE has read it.

GEdgar said the book might exist on the shelf of UCLA library but as pointed out by Nate, the library catalog does not contain such an entry.

Anybody from UCLA here?

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The author is J.D. Stein if it may help (it is a self-published book) google search – Raymond Manzoni Sep 2 '12 at 13:15
"On the shelf in the UCLA math library" ... (reference: Mathematical Aporcrypha, S. Krantz) – GEdgar Sep 2 '12 at 13:29
@GEdgar Oh, so this book does exist. Great! – Hui Yu Sep 2 '12 at 13:31
However, I can't find it in a search of UCLA's library catalog. :-( – Nate Eldredge Sep 2 '12 at 13:52
Good to see a comma in the title of the book. – Philip Brooker Sep 2 '12 at 19:58
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To close the question I just write my own answer here. I still cannot find the question. Apparently the book once existed in UCLA lib for a while but then disappeared in their catalog somehow.

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