Presto  Book
Score: 3.5
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Presto


  • Author : Penn Jillette
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501139529

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Presto Book Description :

Penn Jillette’s New York Times bestselling account of his “extremely funny and somewhat profane journey to discovering a healthy lifestyle…that will motivate others to seek weight-loss solutions” (The Washington Post). More than three hundred and thirty pounds and saddled with a systolic blood pressure reading at dangerous heights, legendary magician Penn Jillette found himself at a crossroads. He needed a drastic lifestyle change if wanted to see his small children grow up. Enter Crazy Ray. A former NASA scientist and unconventional, passionate innovator, Ray Cronise changed Penn Jillette’s life with his wild “potato diet.” In Presto, Jillette takes us along on his journey from skepticism to the inspiring, life-changing momentum that transformed the magician’s body and mind. He describes the process in hilarious detail, as he performs his Las Vegas show, takes meetings with Hollywood executives, hangs out with his celebrity friends and fellow eccentric performers, all while remaining a dedicated husband and father. Throughout, he weaves in his views on sex, religion, and pop culture, making his story a refreshing, genre-busting account. Outspoken, frank, and bitingly clever, Presto is an incisive, rollicking read. In the end, it is “undeniably inspiring” (Booklist).

Cantabile and Presto Book

Cantabile and Presto


  • Author : Georges Enesco
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 1999-10-12
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 20
  • ISBN 10 : 1457474093

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Cantabile and Presto Book Description :

Expertly arranged Flute Solo by Georges Enesco from the Kalmus Edition series. This is from the 20th Century era.

Presto  The Definitive Guide Book

Presto The Definitive Guide


  • Author : Matt Fuller
  • Publisher : O'Reilly Media
  • Release Date : 2020-04-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492044246

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Presto The Definitive Guide Book Description :

Perform fast interactive analytics against different data sources using the Presto high-performance, distributed SQL query engine. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how to conduct analytics on data where it lives, whether it’s Hive, Cassandra, a relational database, or a proprietary data store. Analysts, software engineers, and production engineers will learn how to manage, use, and even develop with Presto. Initially developed by Facebook, open source Presto is now used by Netflix, Airbnb, LinkedIn, Twitter, Uber, and many other companies. Matt Fuller, Manfred Moser, and Martin Traverso from Starburst show you how a single Presto query can combine data from multiple sources to allow for analytics across your entire organization. Get started: Explore Presto’s use cases and learn about tools that will help you connect to Presto and query data Go deeper: Learn Presto’s internal workings, including how to connect to and query data sources with support for SQL statements, operators, functions, and more Put Presto in production: Use this query engine for security and monitoring and with other applications; learn how other organizations apply Presto

Presto  Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Presto


  • Author : Penn Jillette
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501139529

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Presto Book Description :

Penn Jillette’s New York Times bestselling account of his “extremely funny and somewhat profane journey to discovering a healthy lifestyle…that will motivate others to seek weight-loss solutions” (The Washington Post). More than three hundred and thirty pounds and saddled with a systolic blood pressure reading at dangerous heights, legendary magician Penn Jillette found himself at a crossroads. He needed a drastic lifestyle change if wanted to see his small children grow up. Enter Crazy Ray. A former NASA scientist and unconventional, passionate innovator, Ray Cronise changed Penn Jillette’s life with his wild “potato diet.” In Presto, Jillette takes us along on his journey from skepticism to the inspiring, life-changing momentum that transformed the magician’s body and mind. He describes the process in hilarious detail, as he performs his Las Vegas show, takes meetings with Hollywood executives, hangs out with his celebrity friends and fellow eccentric performers, all while remaining a dedicated husband and father. Throughout, he weaves in his views on sex, religion, and pop culture, making his story a refreshing, genre-busting account. Outspoken, frank, and bitingly clever, Presto is an incisive, rollicking read. In the end, it is “undeniably inspiring” (Booklist).

Hey Presto  Book

Hey Presto


  • Author : Hugh Ormsby-Lennon
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2011-01-16
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611490138

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Hey Presto Book Description :

In Hey Presto! Swift and the Quacks, Hugh Ormsby-Lennon reveals how medicine shows, both ancient and modern, galvanized Jonathan Swift's imagination and inspired his wittiest satiric voices. Swift dubbed these multifaceted traveling entertainments his Stage-itinerant or 'Mountebank's Stage.' In the course of arguing that the stage-itinerant formed an irresistible model for A Tale of a Tub, Ormsby-Lennon also surmises that the mountebank's stage will disclose that missing link, long sought, which connects the dual objects of Swift's ire: gross Corruptions in both Religion and Learning.

Presto  Book

Presto


  • Author : George Schindler
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01
  • Genre: Games
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486477596

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Presto Book Description :

Thirteen entertaining chapters and more than 100 helpful illustrations show beginners how to make objects disappear, conjure something from nothing, levitate, and perform other illusions. Readers will learn to master three kinds of magic — close-up, club and parlor, and stage magic — with advice on misdirection, presentation, routining, and showmanship.

The Adventures of PC Presto Book

The Adventures of PC Presto


  • Author : Neil Humber
  • Publisher : Booktango
  • Release Date : 2013-12-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781468942293

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The Adventures of PC Presto Book Description :

PC Presto is a funny bumbling policeman who uses his magic tricks to solve crimes. He's helped by his clever police dog Sarge and his magic doves Softly and Softly. 3 great stories introducing a new children's character your children will love.

Presto  Laughter Book

Presto Laughter


  • Author : Carroll Edward Lisby
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2010-06-23
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 335
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469122946

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Presto Laughter Book Description :

One thing magicians like to hear even more than oohs and ahhs is laugher. They know laughter means a happy, satisfied audience, which means more bookings and higher fees. If youd like to add new laughs to your act but have despaired of finding suitable material take heart. Here is the resource countless magicians have been waiting for: Carroll Lisbys Presto! Laughter: More Than 2,800 New Laugh-Lines for Your Favorite Magic Tricks. Not a batch of old, recycled jokes, Presto! Laughter is instead a goldmine of magic-themed laugh-lines that you can drop in at appropriate times during a performance.

Presto Variations Book
Score: 4
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Presto Variations


  • Author : Lee Lamothe
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2013-12-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459706736

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Presto Variations Book Description :

2014 Arthur Ellis Award — Shortlisted Following the money trail gets Tate and Brown into a lot of trouble. Detectives Ray Tate and Djuna Brown are back from a vacation in Paris – fraudulently funded by a stolen State Police credit card. While waiting to find out if they’re going to be fired or jailed, the couple is assigned to the Green Squad, a dead-end job shuffling paper and counting contraband money. But while interrogating a money smuggler, Tate and Brown uncover a massive currency stash they hope will keep them out of jail. Their target is drug trafficker Laszlo "Marko" Markowitz, who has millions in cocaine profits to be laundered and shipped into Canada. As Tate and Brown try to penetrate the Markowitz organization, they uncover an underworld choking on its own profits and find a homicidal madman who has created the perfect blend of criminality and anarchy.

Hey  Presto  Book
Score: 4
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Hey Presto


  • Author : Nadia Shireen
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307975713

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Hey Presto Book Description :

Presto is a very talented magician. And his friend Monty is a very confident performer. So when they start a magic show at the carnival, things look good for the dazzling duo. But as their success grows, so does Monty's head. Soon, he's the one who's always in the spotlight, and he's becoming bossier and more demanding: "Hey, Presto! Get my hat!" "Presto! These bunnies don't work." "I need chocolate ice cream with extra sprinkles—and I need it NOW!" When Presto gets fed up and decides to leave, what will happen to the show? And more importantly, to their friendship? Hey, Presto! is a delight: adorable characters, a fresh, appealing art style, spot-on humor, and a touch of magic on each spread.

Disney Pixar Presto  Book

Disney Pixar Presto


  • Author : D. P. Sugarborough
  • Publisher : Disney Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 9780736425391

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Disney Pixar Presto Book Description :

Presto, a magician, and his assistant, Alec the rabbit, play mean tricks on each other during a show after Presto ignores his assistant's desire for a carrot.

Piano Presto Book

Piano Presto


  • Author : Moses Durazo
  • Publisher : Bilingual Nation
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Piano
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 0976697815

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Presto Change O  Book

Presto Change O


  • Author : Nicholas Einhorn
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448892204

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Presto Change O Book Description :

Demonstrates how to perform magic tricks with glasses, napkins, utensils, straws, and string, and shows how to create the impression of reading minds and making predictions about future events.

Presto Book

Presto


  • Author : Martin Traverso
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 1492044253

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Presto Book Description :

Perform fast interactive SQL analytics against different data sources using the Presto distributed SQL query engine. With this practical book, you'll learn how to conduct analytics on data where it lives, including Hive, Cassandra, relational databases, and proprietary data stores. Matt Fuller from Starburst Data and Presto cocreator Martin Traverso show analysts how to manage, use, and even develop with Presto. Initially developed by Facebook, open source Presto is now used by Netflix, Airbnb, LinkedIn, Twitter, Uber, and many other companies. You'll learn how a single Presto query can combine data from multiple sources to allow for analytics across your entire organization. This book will help you: Get started using Presto Explore Presto architectural concepts Learn best practices and tuning Use Presto with various business intelligence and SQL analytical tools Query data from different data sources, including query federation Learn how to use Presto on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform With Early Release ebooks, you get books in their earliest form-the author's raw and unedited content as he or she writes-so you can take advantage of these technologies long before the official release of these titles.

Bandette Book

Bandette


  • Author : Paul Tobin
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 1616552794

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Bandette Book Description :

Bandette, costumed teen burglar and the world's greatest thief, is a thorn in the side of the police and the criminal underworld, and must try to survive when she discovers a plot against her life.

Presto Book

Presto


  • Author : Robert E. Willwerth
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1965
  • Genre: Launch vehicles (Astronautics)
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112106905331

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Bandette Volume 1  Presto  Book

Bandette Volume 1 Presto


  • Author : Paul Tobin
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Books
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506719238

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Bandette Volume 1 Presto Book Description :

The world's greatest thief is a costumed teen burglar in swinging Paris by the nome d'arte of Bandette! Gleefully plying her skills on either side of the law, Bandette is a thorn in the sides of both police inspector Belgique and the criminal underworld. But it's not all breaking hearts and purloining masterpieces when a rival thief discovers that an international criminal organization wants Bandette dead!

Presto  the Queen s Alley Cat Book

Presto the Queen s Alley Cat


  • Author : Ghost Of Presto
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-10-14
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 9798693677920

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Presto the Queen s Alley Cat Book Description :

My name is Presto. I am a ghost. I am an orphan from Athy, Ireland. Through treacherous adventures, I find myself as a penniless starving boy, desperately trying to survive on the streets of London in 1587. But by the route that Fate guides me, I will come to know Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, and those of her court. I will know Lord Walsingham and Sir Francis Drake, the most commanding men in England. I will also know the cruelest men bred from war. All paths will meet when Sir Francis Drake, the El Draque, prepares to fight the Spanish Armada. While I, the Alley Cat, must face my Fate alone. The time has come for me to tell you this tale from so long ago. It is the story of my adventures that Fate laid out before me. As the tale unfolds, you will hopefully see what I saw, feel what I felt and learn what I learned. It is not always an easy story, but there is a bit of Irish humor along the way for mirth and courage. I do hope you enjoy my adventures and feel it is a tale worth telling.

Love  I Spoke Like a Child Book

Love I Spoke Like a Child


  • Author : Ronni Samassa
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781458378293

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