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Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann

Works: 127 works in 523 publications in 6 languages and 36,515 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Juvenile works  War fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3563.A255, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Powers that be by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dazzling collaboration by two award-winning SF talents. Strange things were happening on the icy planet called Petaybee. Unauthorized genetically engineered species had been spotted, while some people were simply disappearing. None of the locals were talking to the company, so the company sent disabled combat veteran Yanaba Maddock to spy. But a strange thing happened. With her relocation to the arctic planet came a return of Yana's health and strength. And the more she got to know the people of Petaybee, the more determined she became to protect her new home
Acorna's people by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her "uncles" and the thousands of humans who love and admire her, Acorna has found her true people, the peaceful, telepathic Linyaari. But Acorna still has much to do before she can enjoy her new home. The legendary resting place of the lost Linyaari ancestors has yet to be found. And with the help of a rogue spacetrader and his feline sidekick, Acorna must strive to right an unspeakable wrong and defeat an enemy even crueler than the Khleevi. Along the way, she will at last uncover the Universe's most carefully guarded secret -- the true nature of the ancient link between the Linyaari and the space-faring humans she has also come to think of as her "people."
Acorna's world by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Althought she has made peace with her Linyaari heritage, Acorna knows that only by returning to the frozen stillness of space will she ever truly feel at home. But the solitude she desires must wait. Answering a faint distress signal leads Acorna to a strange, perfumed world where plants are sentient and think. There she finds a burned-out ship with all the signs of a Khleevi attack. It's been suspected that these enemy aliens have been planning a major assault throughout the region, and now it appears those rumors are true. Facing annihilation of her entire race, Acorna must discover the Khleevi's weakness -- and strike first!
Changelings by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a visiting scientist to the planet of Petaybee discovers the shapeshifting talents of the Shongili twins, who are able to transform between human and seal bodies, the twins are in danger of being kidnapped and must flee their home
Acorna's rebels by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set adrift in a lifepod when her parents' spaceship was attacked, an infant girl was rescued by three human asteroid miners who named her Acorna for her silvery hair, her oddly shaped fingers and toes, and the adorable hornlike bump in the middle of her forehead. As she grew and developed amazing talents, Acorna was catapulted into a series of dangerous and exciting adventures. Acorna, the unicorn girl, must undertake her most serious mission yet -- a journey to find her beloved lifemate Aari. On the jungle world of Makahomia, home of the mysterious Temple Cats, she will discover an evil conspiracy that reaches far into space -- and an ancient secret that could lead her to Aari ... or to disaster
Acorna's search by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to rebuild her world after surviving an enemy's attack, Acorna becomes increasingly alarmed when her people, including her lifemate Aari, begin disappearing, and she discovers the remains of a subterranean world. 75,000 first printing
Acorna's triumph by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the adventures of the brave unicorn girl, Acorna, as she faces her most difficult challenge ever. She has defeated slavers, a deadly international conspiracy, and the vicious alien Khleevi, only to endure the loss of her beloved Aari, distant in both time and space. Having rescued her people from their enemies, Acorna is disturbed by sinister changes that are demonstrated by her beloved lifemate. Aari, a situation that is complicated by the workings of a vicious criminal and the deadly Khleevi
Power play by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feeling planet organizes its defenses against uncaring humans. The planet, which can even speak, is home to some ecologically minded people, but its riches are attracting hordes of outsiders with no feeling for nature. Planet and residents join forces
Power lines by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of a planet in space battle the ruling mining company which is raping it, rape being an appropriate word in this case as the planet has, like human beings, a consciousness. A futuristic treatment of a present day problem: shortsighted opportunism. By the author of The Powers That Be
First warning : Acorna's children by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khorii, the disenchanted daughter of the famous "unicorn girl," encounters a derelict spaceship adrift in space before tackling a mysterious plague with ties to an unknown enemy's attack
Catalyst : a tale of the Barque cats by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilot, navigator, engineer, doctor, scientist--ship's cat? All are essential to a well-staffed space vessel. Barque Cats have become highly prized crew members who travel the galaxy, responsible for keeping spacecraft free of vermin and for acting as morale officers. But the announcement of a widespread epidemic affecting livestock on numerous planets throws their future into doubt. Suddenly the galactic government announces a plan to impound and possibly destroy all exposed animals. Not even the Barque Cats will be spared
Third watch : Acorna's children by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebellious Khorii, Acorna's daughter, risks everything in order to protect the universe from a mysterious plague-spreading enemy, an effort that is compromised by threats closer to home
Maelstrom by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Shongili and his children, Ronan and Murel, must draw on their changeling ability to transform into seals when a mysterious race of aliens is discovered to be living in the depths of the ocean on the planet Petaybee
Deluge by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving Petaybee to help rescue a family friend, selkie twins Ronan and Murel are imprisoned by the Company, which wants them as workers, and an unscrupulous scientist, who hopes to study their unusual shape-changing talent
Second wave : Acorna's children by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanied by her android "brother," Khorii, the rebellious daughter of the legendary Acorna and her lifemate, Aari, searches for the cause of a mysterious and deadly plague before those responsible use it to cripple an entire star system
Catacombs : a tale of the Barque cats by Anne McCaffrey( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barque cats, mistaken for a public health hazard, flee Earth for the feline-dominated planet, Mau, with the help of Pshaw-Ra, a mysterious cat with his own spaceship. Oddly, no one--including the humans--is bothered that he plans to take over the universe on behalf of felinekind
Changelings by Anne McCaffrey( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yana and Sean are beside themselves with joy over the arrival of their twins Ronan and Murel. But the children's shape-changing abilities attract unwanted attention from an off-world scientist. Now Yana and Sean will do anything to protect their precocious youths from danger
The healer's war by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Nebula Award: "A brutal and beautiful book" that follows the surreal, fantastical journey of a Vietnam War nurse ( Minneapolis Star-Tribune ). A literary departure for acclaimed fantasy author Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, The Healer's War draws on her personal experience as an army nurse in Da Nang to create a classic novel of the Vietnam War, enriched with a magical, mystical twist. Lt. Kitty McCulley, a young and inexperienced nurse tossed into a stressful and chaotic situation, is having a difficult time reconciling her duty to help and heal with the indifference and overt racism of some of her colleagues, and with the horrendously damaged soldiers and Vietnamese civilians she encounters during her service at the China Beach medical facilities. She is unexpectedly helped by the mysterious and inexplicable properties of an amulet, given to her by one of her patients, an elderly, dying Vietnamese holy man, which allows her to see other people's "auras" and to understand more about them as a result. This eventually leads to a strange, almost surrealistic journey through the jungle, accompanied by a one-legged boy and a battle-seasoned but crazed soldier?as McCulley struggles to find herself and a way to survive through the madness and destruction
Maelstrom by Anne McCaffrey( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maelstrom follows Murel and Ronan Shongili--telepathic 10-year-old twins who have the special ability to turn into river seals. Murel and Ronan have been assigned with rescuing the inhabitants of neighboring planet Halau from their doomed and environmentally unsound home. But when they arrive at Halau, they find the planet even further destroyed by an unexpected meteor. Their rescue mission is made more dangerous by the discovery of an evil aquatic alien race and the suspicious arrest of their friend Marmion. Murel and Ronan are determined to defeat the Powers That Be and save all the inhabitants of Halau, no matter what the cost
Nothing sacred by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the twenty-first century Viveka is captured and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. A nuclear fire forces Viveka and her captors to face their deepest fears and beliefs
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Acorna's rebels
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough Amerikaans auteur

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough escritora estadounidense

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough romancière américaine

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough US-amerikanische Science-Fiction- und Fantasy-Autorin

Scarborough Elizabeth

Scarborough, Elizabeth 1947-

Scarborough, Elizabeth A. 1947-

Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann 1947-

Scarborough, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Ann)

Скарборо, Элизабет

スカボロー, エリザベス・アン


English (276)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (2)

Polish (1)

Czech (1)

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