Title: The World of Scripting Languages
Author: David Barron Pages: 506 Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Publication Date: August, 2000 ISBN: 0471998869 Price: $65 US
The amazon review [L1 ] mentions this book talks about Perl, Tcl/Tk, and a variety of Windows development languages and web topics.
AM I happen to own a few very old books (according to computer book standards, around 1970, IIRC) by a D. Barron on subjects such as the usefulness of operating systems and loaders and linkers ... I guess this is the same person.