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New PDF release: Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

By Robin Roberts

ISBN-10: 157806998X

ISBN-13: 9781578069989

Anne McCaffrey: A lifestyles with Dragons is the biography of a author who vividly depicted alien creatures and new worlds. because the writer of the Dragonriders of Pern sequence, McCaffrey (b. 1926) is likely one of the most vital writers of technological know-how fiction and myth. She is the 1st lady to win the Hugo and Nebula awards, and her 1978 novel The White Dragon was once the 1st science-fiction novel to seem at the long island instances hardcover bestseller record.

This biography finds a desirable and complicated determine, one that creates and re-creates her fiction via drawing on lifestyles reviews. At numerous levels, McCaffrey has been a gorgeous younger lady who refused to slot into conventional gender roles in highschool, a stressed younger mom who desired to write, an American expatriate who turned an Irish citizen, an animal lover who dreamed of delusion worlds with excellent relationships among people and beasts, and a spouse trapped in an unsatisfied marriage simply because the women's flow took carry.

writer Robin Roberts performed interviews with McCaffrey, her childrens, associates, and co-workers, and used archival correspondence and modern studies and feedback. The biography examines how McCaffrey's early pursuits in theater, Slavonic languages and literature, and British background, mythology, and tradition all formed her technology fiction. The booklet is a nuanced portrait of a author whose attraction extends way past readers of her selected genre.

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