skip to content
Get off the unicorn Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Get off the unicorn

Author: Anne McCaffrey
Publisher: London : Corgi, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
From the lady who taught dragons to fly and rockets to sing...The Smallest Dragon Boy. The only thing Keevan wanted in his life was to be a dragonrider just like his father. Surely nothing could be as thrilling as soaring through the air between the powerful wings of a dragon...But Keevan was small and there were always more boys than there were dragons -- someone must be disappointed. Keevan wasn't exactly the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne McCaffrey
ISBN: 0552109657 9780552109659
OCLC Number: 16486319
Notes: This collection originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 1977.
Description: 316 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Lady in the tower --
A meeting of minds --
Daughter --
Dull drums --
Changeling --
Weather on Welladay --
The thorns of Barevi --
Horse from a different sea --
The great canine chorus --
Finder's keeper --
A proper Santa Claus --
The smallest dragonboy --
Apple --
Honeymoon.
Responsibility: Anne McCaffrey.

Abstract:

From the lady who taught dragons to fly and rockets to sing... Keevan wasn't exactly the foremost candidate but dragons have their own standards, especially the bronzes, the most jighly-prized  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Anne McCaffrey, one of the queens of science fiction, knows exactly how to give her public what it wants" * The Times *

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16486319> # Get off the unicorn
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "16486319" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.91/e18/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6349244#Thing/short_stories_in_english_1900_texts> ; # Short stories in English, 1900- Texts
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1117174> ; # Short stories, English
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/110586836> ; # Anne McCaffrey
   schema:datePublished "1979" ;
   schema:description "From the lady who taught dragons to fly and rockets to sing...The Smallest Dragon Boy. The only thing Keevan wanted in his life was to be a dragonrider just like his father. Surely nothing could be as thrilling as soaring through the air between the powerful wings of a dragon...But Keevan was small and there were always more boys than there were dragons -- someone must be disappointed. Keevan wasn't exactly the foremost candidate but dragons have their own standards, especially the bronzes, the most jighly-prized dragons of all...This and thirteen other superb stories are collected for the first time here, in Get Off the Unicorn."@en ;
   schema:description "Lady in the tower -- A meeting of minds -- Daughter -- Dull drums -- Changeling -- Weather on Welladay -- The thorns of Barevi -- Horse from a different sea -- The great canine chorus -- Finder's keeper -- A proper Santa Claus -- The smallest dragonboy -- Apple -- Honeymoon."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6349244> ;
   schema:genre "Short stories"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fantasy fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Get off the unicorn"@en ;
   schema:productID "16486319" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16486319#PublicationEvent/london_corgi_1979> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6349244#Agent/corgi> ; # Corgi
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780552109659> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8000404> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16486319> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6349244#Thing/short_stories_in_english_1900_texts> # Short stories in English, 1900- Texts
    a schema:Thing ;
   schema:name "Short stories in English, 1900- Texts" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1117174> # Short stories, English
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Short stories, English"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110586836> # Anne McCaffrey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "McCaffrey" ;
   schema:givenName "Anne" ;
   schema:name "Anne McCaffrey" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780552109659>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0552109657" ;
   schema:isbn "9780552109659" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.