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Test Jorge

ISBN: 
Programming Perl 3rd Edition
  • Authors: Larry Wall|Tom Christiansen|Jon Orwant
  • Publishing date: 2000
  • Google ID: xx5JBSqcQzIC
  • ISBN: 0596000278
  • EAN: 9780596000271
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Description: Perl is a free and powerful programming language that has grown explosively in popularity since its initial debut in 1987. The first edition of this book hit the shelves in 1991, and was quickly adopted as the undisputed bible of the language. " Programming Perl " is not just a book about Perl. It is also a unique introduction to the language and its culture, as you would expect only from. its authors. Larry Wall is the inventor of Perl and provides a unique perspective on the evolution of Perl and its future direction. Tom Christiansen was one of Perl's first champions and lives and breathes the intricacies of Perl as few other mortals do. Jon Orwant is the editor of " The Perl journal ", which has brought together the Perl community as a common forum for new developments in Perl. Any Perl book can show you the syntax of Perl's functions, but only this one is the definitive guidebook that includes all the nooks and crannies of the language. Any Perl book can list endless features, but only this one can tell you why those features were created and how to use them idiomatically. Any Perl book can have a title, but only this book is affectionately known by all Perl programmers as "The Camel." Ever since its origins as a high-level language for writing portable tools in cross-platform environments, Perl has been widely recognized as an industrial-strength power tool that gets the job done wherever you are. It is especially useful for system administration and web programming. Perl is bundled as a standard component for practically every flavor of Unix (including Linux), but it is also used extensively on Microsoft Windows and is available for virtually every other operating system you'll run across. Amiga, BeOS, VMS, MVS, and the Apple Macintosh are just a small subset of the platforms that Perl has been ported to. What's new in this edition ? Practically everything. This third edition of " Programming Perl " has not only been expanded to cover the new 5*6 release of Perl, it also has been completely reorganized and fortified with numerous examples. Most existing topics have been dramatically reworked from the ground up, like object-oriented programming and regular expressions, and many brand new chapters have been added, including those on profiling, pod, Unicode, threading, compiling, and Perl internals. Part bible, part encyclopedia, and part almanac, this is the essential book on Perl.
				

Anna and the Swallow Man

ISBN: 
Anna and the Swallow Man
  • Authors: Gavriel Savit
  • Publishing date: 2016
  • Google ID: O-XaCwAAQBAJ
  • ISBN: 0553513346
  • EAN: 9780553513349
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Description: A New York Times Bestseller
    A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
    A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year
    A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
    Winner of the Indies Choice Book Award
    Winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award


    "Exquisite." --The Wall Street Journal

    "This is masterly storytelling." --The New York Times Book Review

    A stunning, beautiful, and ambitious debut novel set in Poland during the Second World War perfect for readers of All the Light We Cannot See and The Book Thief.

    Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Lania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father, a linguistics professor, during their purge of intellectuals in Poland. She's alone.

    And then Anna meets the Swallow Man. He is a mystery, strange and tall, a skilled deceiver with more than a little magic up his sleeve. And when the soldiers in the streets look at him, they see what he wants them to see.

    The Swallow Man is not Anna's father--she knows that very well--but she also knows that, like her father, he's in danger of being taken, and like her father, he has a gift for languages: Polish, Russian, German, Yiddish, even Bird. When he summons a bright, beautiful swallow down to his hand to stop her from crying, Anna is entranced. She follows him into the wilderness.

    Over the course of their travels together, Anna and the Swallow Man will dodge bombs, tame soldiers, and even, despite their better judgment, make a friend. But in a world gone mad, everything can prove dangerous. Even the Swallow Man.

    Destined to become a classic, Gavriel Savit's stunning debut reveals life's hardest lessons while celebrating its miraculous possibilities.

				

Hazel Wood

ISBN: 
The Hazel Wood A Novel
  • Authors: Melissa Albert
  • Publishing date: 2018-01-30
  • Google ID: raM7DwAAQBAJ
  • ISBN: 1250147905
  • EAN: 9781250147905
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • Description:

    Welcome to Melissa Albert's The Hazel Woodthe fiercely stunning New York Times bestseller with seven starred reviews everyone is raving about!

    Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: Her mother is stolen away—by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories are set. Alice's only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.”

    Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother's tales began—and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.

				

Last Days of Night

ISBN: 
The Last Days of Night A Novel
  • Authors: Graham Moore
  • Publishing date: 2016
  • Google ID: sKevDAAAQBAJ
  • ISBN: 0812988906
  • EAN: 9780812988901
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America--from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game and author of The Sherlockian

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING EDDIE REDMAYNE

    New York, 1888. Gas lamps still flicker in the city streets, but the miracle of electric light is in its infancy. The person who controls the means to turn night into day will make history--and a vast fortune. A young untested lawyer named Paul Cravath, fresh out of Columbia Law School, takes a case that seems impossible to win. Paul's client, George Westinghouse, has been sued by Thomas Edison over a billion-dollar question: Who invented the light bulb and holds the right to power the country?

    The case affords Paul entry to the heady world of high society--the glittering parties in Gramercy Park mansions, and the more insidious dealings done behind closed doors. The task facing him is beyond daunting. Edison is a wily, dangerous opponent with vast resources at his disposal--private spies, newspapers in his pocket, and the backing of J. P. Morgan himself. Yet this unknown lawyer shares with his famous adversary a compulsion to win at all costs. How will he do it?

    In obsessive pursuit of victory, Paul crosses paths with Nikola Tesla, an eccentric, brilliant inventor who may hold the key to defeating Edison, and with Agnes Huntington, a beautiful opera singer who proves to be a flawless performer on stage and off. As Paul takes greater and greater risks, he'll find that everyone in his path is playing their own game, and no one is quite who they seem.

    Praise for The Last Days of Night

    "A fascinating portrait of American inventors . . . Moore crafts a compelling narrative out of [Paul] Cravath's cunning legal maneuvers and [Nikola] Tesla's world-changing tinkering, while a story line on opera singer Agnes Huntington has the mysterious glamour of The Great Gatsby. . . . Moore weaves a complex web. . . . He conjures Gilded Age New York City so vividly, it feels like only yesterday."--Entertainment Weekly

    "A model of superior historical fiction . . . Graham Moore digs deep into long-forgotten facts to give us an exciting, sometimes astonishing story of two geniuses locked in a brutal battle to change the world. . . . [A] brilliant journey into the past."--The Washington Post

    "Mesmerizing, clever, and absolutely crackling, The Last Days of Night is a triumph of imagination. Graham Moore has chosen Gilded Age New York as his playground, with outsized characters--Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse--as his players. The result is a beautifully researched, endlessly entertaining novel that will leave you buzzing."--Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl

    "In The Last Days of Night, Graham Moore takes us back to the dawn of light--electric light--into a world of invention and skulduggery, populated by the likes of Edison, Westinghouse, Tesla, and the novel's hero, a young lawyer named Paul Cravath (a name that will resonate with ambitious law students everywhere). It's part legal thriller, part tour of a magical time--the age of wonder--and once you've finished it, you'll find it hard to return to the world of now."--Erik Larson, author of The Devil in the White City
				

Jane Unlimited

ISBN: 
Jane, Unlimited
  • Authors: Kristin Cashore
  • Publishing date: 2017
  • Google ID: CNkxDwAAQBAJ
  • ISBN: 0803741499
  • EAN: 9780803741492
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Description: An instant New York Times bestseller--from the award-winning author of the Graceling Realm series--about adventure, grief, storytelling, and finding yourself in a world of seemingly infinite choices.

    "A wild gift for readers who like books that take them to unexpected places."--Melissa Albert, author of The Hazel Wood

    Jane has lived a mostly ordinary life, raised by her recently deceased aunt Magnolia, whom she counted on to turn life into an adventure. Without Aunt Magnolia, Jane is lost. So she's easily swept away when a glamorous, capricious, and wealthy acquaintance from years ago asks Jane to accompany her to a gala at the extravagant island mansion called Tu Reviens.
    Jane remembers her aunt telling her: "If anyone ever invites to you to Tu Reviens, promise me that you'll go." What Jane doesn't know is that the house will offer her five choices that could ultimately determine the course of her life.
    One choice leads Jane into a heist mystery. Another takes her into a spy thriller. She finds herself in a gothic horror story, a space opera, and an extraordinary fantasy realm. She might fall in love, she might lose her life, she might come face-to-face with herself. Every choice comes with a price. But together, all the choices will lead her to the truth.

    One house. Five choices. Limitless possibilities.

    Read Jane, Unlimited and remember why The New York Times has raved, "Some authors can tell a good story; some can write well. Cashore is one of the rare novelists who do both."
				

Night Film

ISBN: 
Night Film
  • Authors: Marisha Pessl
  • Publishing date: 2013-08-20
  • Google ID: jkw-YgEACAAJ
  • ISBN: 140006788X
  • EAN: 9781400067886
  • Publisher: Random House Incorporated
  • Description: Brilliant, haunting, breathtakingly suspenseful, Night Film is a superb literary thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of the blockbuster debut Special Topics in Calamity Physics.

    On a damp October night, beautiful young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley's life and death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of her father: the legendary, reclusive cult-horror-film director Stanislas Cordova—a man who hasn't been seen in public for more than thirty years.

    For McGrath, another death connected to this seemingly cursed family dynasty seems more than just a coincidence. Though much has been written about Cordova's dark and unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself.

    Driven by revenge, curiosity, and a need for the truth, McGrath, with the aid of two strangers, is drawn deeper and deeper into Cordova's eerie, hypnotic world.

    The last time he got close to exposing the director, McGrath lost his marriage and his career. This time he might lose even more.

    Night Film, the gorgeously written, spellbinding new novel by the dazzlingly inventive Marisha Pessl, will hold you in suspense until you turn the final page.

    Advance praise for Night Film

    “This summer's Gone Girl: a completely absorbing literary thriller.”—Library Journal

    “Get ready to talk about this book.”—Entertainment Weekly

    “A literary mystery that's also a page-turner . . . Night Film might be the most talked-about novel this summer.”—Time Out New York

    “An inventive—if brooding, strange and creepy—adventure in literary terror. Think Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King meet Guillermo del Toro as channeled by Klaus Kinski.”—Kirkus Reviews

    “Expands from a seemingly straightforward mystery into a multifaceted, densely byzantine exploration of much larger issues . . . Into this mazelike world of dead ends and false leads, McGrath ventures with his two, much younger helpers, Nora and Hopper, brilliantly portrayed Holmesian 'irregulars' who may finally understand more about Ashley than their mentor, whose linear approach to fact finding might miss the point entirely.”—Booklist (starred review)

    Praise for Special Topics in Calamity Phyiscs

    “[A] dazzling debut novel.”—USA Today

    “Exhilarating . . . a poetic act of will.”—The New York Times Book Review (one of the 10 Best Books of the Year)

    “A whirling, glittering, multifaceted marvel.”—The New York Times

    “[An] escapist extravaganza.”—Entertainment Weekly (EW Pick)

    “Dizzyingly ambitious.”—Elle
				

Hate U Give

ISBN: 
The Hate U Give
  • Authors: Angie Thomas
  • Publishing date: 2017-02-28
  • Google ID: QRFnvgAACAAJ
  • ISBN: 0062498533
  • EAN: 9780062498533
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Description:

    8 starred reviews ∙ Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ∙  William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller!

    "Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds

    "Stunning." —John Green

    "This story is necessary. This story is important." —Kirkus (starred review)

    "Heartbreakingly topical." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    "A marvel of verisimilitude." —Booklist (starred review)

    "A powerful, in-your-face novel." —Horn Book (starred review)

    Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

    Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

    But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.

    And don't miss On the Come Up, Angie Thomas's powerful follow-up to The Hate U Give.

				

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

ISBN: 
It Ain't So Awful, Falafel
  • Authors: Firoozeh Dumas
  • Publishing date: 2016
  • Google ID: MpAKswEACAAJ
  • ISBN: 0544612310
  • EAN: 9780544612310
  • Publisher: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Description: Zomorod (Cindy) Yousefzadeh is the new kid on the block . . . for the fourth time. California's Newport Beach is her family's latest perch, and she's determined to shuck her brainy loner persona and start afresh with a new Brady Bunch name--Cindy. It's the late 1970s, and fitting in becomes more difficult as Iran makes U.S. headlines with protests, revolution, and finally the taking of American hostages. Even mood rings and puka shell necklaces can't distract Cindy from the anti-Iran sentiments that creep way too close to home. A poignant yet lighthearted middle grade debut from the author of the best-selling Funny in Farsi.