Looking for reference materials for CGI scripting ..

Okay, this should be easy.  I am in the middle of "Teach Yourself Perl 5 in 21 Days" right now.  So, I'm learning a lot about programming in Perl.  The problem is, the book doesn't really mention much about using Perl programs in CGI applications (if that is phrased correctly).  The reason I am learning Perl is to create my own Perl scripts to run on my web page, but I still have almost no idea how to do this.  I've seen all kinds of CGI books, other Perl books, and the like.  What I need to know is what is a good book to buy that will teach me stuff about CGI using Perl (again, I'm hoping this is phrased correctly)?  Please email me if you need any clarification.  Thank you!
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Here's a couple of choices I've found useful:
- "Teach Yourself CGI Programming with Perl 5 In A Week" (by Eric Herrmann, published by Sams Net, ISBN 1-57521-009-6, 513pp).  This sounds like it might be just what you're looking for - an introduction to CGI scripting, followed by examples in Perl.  I've found it quite useful.  It comes with a CD containing Perl 4 and 5, a few CGI libraries in Perl, and some miscellaneous programs.

- "CGI Programming on the World Wide Web" (by Shishir Gundavaram, published by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., ISBN 1-56592-168-2, 433pp.)  Like all O'Reilly Nutshell books, this is a good one.  Almost all the examples in the book are done in Perl.

Hope this helps.
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