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Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern
Dragonwriter
Book Information
Author (edited by:) Todd McCaffrey
First Published 2013
Cover Artist(s) Michael Whelan

When Anne McCaffrey passed in November 2011, it was not only those closest to her who mourned her death; legions of readers also felt the loss deeply. The pioneering science fiction author behind the Dragonriders of Pern® series crafted intricate stories, enthralling worlds, and strong heroines that profoundly impacted the science fiction community and genre.

In Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern, Anne’s son and Pern writer Todd McCaffrey collects memories and stories about the beloved author, along with insights into her writing and legacy, from those who knew her best. Nebula Award–winner Elizabeth Moon relates the lessons she learned from Pern’s Lessa (and from Lessa’s creator); Hugo Award–winner David Brin recalls Anne’s steadfast belief that the world to come will be better than the one before; legendary SFF artist Michael Whelan shares (and tells stories about) never-before-published Pern sketches from his archives [1] [2]; and more. Jody Lynn Nye Elizabeth Ann Scarborough another Nebula Award winner, The Dragonlady’s Songs [3]

Join Anne’s co-writers, fellow science fiction authors, family, and friends in remembering her life, and exploring how her mind and pen shaped not only the Weyrs of Pern, but also the literary landscape as we know it.[4]

Audio book

©2013 Todd McCaffrey (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc

Narrated by Emily Durante, Mel Foster, Janis Ian, Todd McCaffrey [5]

External Links Related to the Book

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