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McCaffrey, Anne

Works: 749 works in 3,781 publications in 9 languages and 185,587 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Handbooks and manuals  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Romance fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: PS3563.A255, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anne McCaffrey
Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

74 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden by her father to indulge in music in any way, a girl on the planet Pern runs away, taking shelter with the planet's fire lizards who, along with her music, open a new life for her
Dragon flight by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

130 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the author's early Dragonrider adventures, set on the planet Pern, where deadly "thread" falls from the sky and puts all living creatures at risk. The symbiotic relationship of dragon and rider is the planet's only hope for survival. Dragonflight is the story of Lessa, the last of the noble bloodline of Ruatha Hold. The dragonriders rescue her from servitude while searching for likely candidates to impress the new dragon queen. Lessa is successful at imprinting Ramoth, the new queen, which makes her the leader of the Weyr and the mate of F'lar. As rider of the bronze dragon Mnementh, he is most suitable to lead the on-going struggle against the dreaded thread
Moreta, dragonlady of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All seems well on Pern until a mysterious ailment strikes, killing myriads of holders, craftsmen, and dragonriders. Pern is left in mortal danger with no one to rise to char the parasitic Thread
Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and French and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace
The renegades of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new chapter in the popular "Pern" series finds the planet's inhabitants threatened by a band of renegades that attempts to expose them to deadly airborne spores in the atmosphere
Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuing her dream to be a Harper of Pern, Menolly studies under the Masterharper learning that more is required than a facility with music and a clever way with words. Sequel to Dragonsong
All the Weyrs of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest dream of the dragonriders was to find a way to eradicate Thread completely, so that never again would their beloved Pern be threatened with destruction
Dragonquest by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

93 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Pern, humans breed and train great fire-breathing dragons to help them fight the deadly silver Threads that fall from the sky whenever the Red Star passes by the planet. Most Pernese are grateful to dragonkind for keeping Holds and Crafthalls safe from Threadfall. But some, resenting their obligations to the weyrs, have begun to complain about the privileged status of the dragonriders. Dragonrider F'nor, brother of F'lar, is intrigued by the suggestion that the dragonriders teleport to the Red Star to destroy Threadfall at its source. But his brown dragon needs an image of a place in order to go there, and the images F'nor picks up - from an unexpected source - are terrifying
The skies of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the discovery of Aivas, the artificial intelligence hidden for centuries in Pern's southern continent, the residents of the third planet of the sun called Rukbat have learned how to end the threat posed by the periodic fall of Thread from the erratic red star that orbits the planet. Despite the abundance of rediscovered knowledge, new dangers and old fears surface, forcing Dragonriders, Holders, and Craftmasters all to reconsider their purpose and functions in society
Dragon's kin by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with the classic Dragonrider of Pern, Anne McCaffrey has created a complex, endlessly fascinating world uniting humans and great telepathic dragons. Millions of devoted readers have soared on the glittering wings of Anne's imagination, following book by book the evolution of one of science fiction's most beloved and honored series. Now, for the first time, Anne has invited another writer to join her in the skies of Pern, a writer with an intimate knowledge of Pern and its history, her son, Todd
The Rowan by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel is set in a world where existence depends on telepathy and telekinetics
The dolphins of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being saved from drowning by talking dolphins, a boy sets out to integrate them into the world of humans. The dolphins--genetically engineered--were part of the original colony on Pern, but humans lost touch with them, preferring dragons who could be used to fight wars. By the author of The Chronicles of Pern
The masterharper of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 2,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of dragons in the fantasy land of Pern and the boy who communicates with them by telepathy. He is Rob, a musical genius, and when he grows up he leads the dragons and their riders in battle against an evil man who denies people education
Freedom's landing by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Earth is conquered by aliens, a shipload of human slaves is exiled to a planet for an experiment in survival. There is a romance between one of the women slaves and an alien nobleman from the conquering race, exiled for killing one of his own. By the author of Lyon's Pride
Dragon's fire by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mine containing firestone, the mineral that gives the dragons of Pern their ability to breathe fire, explodes, killing the miners trapped there, young Cristov volunteers to take over the dangerous task of retrieving the explosive rock for the dragons
Nerilka's story : a Pern adventure by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly epidemic is spreading over the land of Pern and Nerilka secretly leaves home to take supplies and medicine where they are needed
Dragonseye by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Pern, two farseeing dragon riders train their troops--mounted on genetically engineered dragons--for the battle with the Thread, an evil force. Portents of all sorts, including violent storms and erupting volcanos, point to the Thread's coming, but most of the planet prefers to ignore them, lulled into complacency by 200 years of peace
The chronicles of Pern : first fall by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of short stories dealing with the early days of the colonization of Pern. Let the queen of dragons herself take you back to the earliest days of Pernese history as Anne McCaffrey brings to life events that shaped one of the most popular worlds in all of science fiction, in this first-ever Pern short-story collection
The dragonlover's guide to Pern by Jody Lynn Nye( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to help visualize the setting and background created by Anne McCaffrey in the world of Pern
Dragonwriter : a tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Science fiction Grand Master Anne McCaffrey and her work, particularly her Dragonriders of Pern series, are beloved by generations of readers. She was one of the first science fiction writers to appear on the New York Times bestseller list, the first woman to win the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and an inductee to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Her death in November 2011 was met with an outpouring of grief and memories from those whose lives her stories had touched. Edited by her son Todd, Dragonwriter collects McCaffrey's friends, fans, and professional admirers to remember and pay tribute to the pioneering science fiction author, from the way her love of music and horses influenced her work to her redefinition of the SF genre"--
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Anne McCaffrey Amerikaans sciencefictionschrijfster

Anne McCaffrey Amerikaans sciencefictionschrijver

Anne McCaffrey amerikansk författare

Anne McCaffrey amerikansk skribent

Anne McCaffrey amerykańska pisarka science fiction

Anne McCaffrey scrittrice e autrice di fantascienza statunitense

Anne McCaffrey US-amerikanische Science-Fiction- und Fantasy-Autorin

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English (708)

French (45)

Spanish (38)

German (11)

Polish (9)

Russian (4)

Portuguese (1)

Swedish (1)

Czech (1)

Dragon flightMoreta, dragonlady of PernDragonsdawnThe renegades of PernDragonsingerAll the Weyrs of PernDragonquestThe skies of Pern