> If I type the _exact_ same thing into
> irb I'm able to create a book and book2 instance and .inspect each of
> them.  But with the TextMate/Terminal combo = Nothing, nadda, zip!
> HELP, PLEASE!
<...>

> book = Book.new("Ruby Tutorial", "Dave", 831)
> book.inspect

It is because you do not output anything.
Change the last line to puts book.inspect


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Rimantas
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