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Dragonflight

Author: Anne McCaffrey
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCaffrey, Anne.
Dragonflight.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)561516323
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne McCaffrey
ISBN: 034527749X 9780345277497
OCLC Number: 4114345
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
Description: xii, 337 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Anne McCaffrey.

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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.

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