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Anne McCaffrey : a life with dragons

Author: Robin Roberts
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Series: Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons is the biography of a writer who vividly depicted alien creatures and new worlds. As the author of the Dragonriders of Pern series, McCaffrey (b. 1926) is one of the most significant writers of science fiction and fantasy. She is the first woman to win the Hugo and Nebula awards, and her 1978 novel The White Dragon was the first science-fiction novel to appear on the New York  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roberts, Robin, 1957-
Anne McCaffrey.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007
(DLC) 2007003696
Named Person: Anne McCaffrey; Anne McCaffrey
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Roberts
ISBN: 9781604732993 1604732997
OCLC Number: 646803333
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 243 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: An Irish family heritage --
Adolescence and a time of war --
College days and marriage --
Annie and Virginia --
Emigration and a best-seller --
Struggling with success --
Being a fairy godmother --
The grand master.
Series Title: Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Responsibility: Robin Roberts.

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Anne McCaffrey was the first women to achieve success in the field of fantasy and science-fiction writing. This biography reveals McCaffrey as a figure who creates her works by drawing on her life  Read more...

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"On the eve, more or less, of my trip to Eurocon at Copenhagen, let me assure you that [A Life with Dragons] is excellent. She [Robin Roberts] manages to know more about why I write than I do, and Read more...

 
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