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McCaffrey, Anne

Works: 1,394 works in 5,030 publications in 10 languages and 169,369 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Novels  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Lyricist, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3563.A255, 813.54
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Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

82 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,722 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
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

123 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,477 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 )

50 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 3,003 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 prarasitic Thread. The dragonriders of Pern are in danger from a mutated strain of influenza
Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

46 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,988 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
Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 2,896 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
Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

48 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his boy soprano voice begins to change, Piemur is drafted by Masterharper Robinton to help with political work and is sent on missions that lead him into unusual and sometimes dangerous adventures
The white dragon by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

57 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jaxom, a rebellious youth, and Ruth, his white dragon, fly into another time to retrieve the queen's stolen egg, thereby averting a dragonrider war, and find their planet threatened once again by a Threadfall
The renegades of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

41 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,684 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
All the Weyrs of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,675 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
Dragon's kin by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,461 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
Dragonquest by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

80 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,432 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
The dolphins of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,391 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 skies of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2,364 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
Dragonseye by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,256 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
Nerilka's story : a Pern adventure by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,220 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
Dragon Harper by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a deadly epidemic sweeps across the land of Pern, only Kindan, a young apprentice to the guild of musicians and teachers known as the Harpers, recognizes the imminent peril and must come up with a way to stop the illness from spreading
The Rowan by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,160 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
Freedom's landing by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

35 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,151 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 )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,138 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
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Alternative Names
Anne McCaffrey American-Irish novelist

Anne McCaffrey americká spisovatelka

Anne McCaffrey Amerikaans sciencefictionschrijfster

Anne McCaffrey Amerikaans sciencefictionschrijver

Anne McCaffrey amerikansk författare

Anne McCaffrey amerikansk skribent

Anne McCaffrey amerykańska pisarka science fiction

Anne McCaffrey sciencfikcia verkisto

Anne McCaffrey scrittrice e autrice di fantascienza statunitense

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

Mac Caffrey Anne

Mac Caffrey Anne 1926-2011

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MacCaffrey Anne 1926-2011

MacGaffrey, Anne 1926-2011

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Mc Caffrey Anne 1926-2011

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McCaffrey, Anne (Anne Inez), 1926-2011

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McCaffrey, Anne Inez 1926-2011

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Ан Макафри

Ан Макафри американска писателка на фентъзи и научна фантастика

Енн Маккефрі

Маккефри Энн

Маккефри, Энн, 1926-2011

Маккефри, Энн Айнез

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מק׳קאפרי, אן, 1926-2011

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맥카프리, 앤 1926-2011

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