Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey
(Harper Hall Trilogy, Volume 2)

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Picture The New Girl at School on a fantastic, feudal planet and you've got it. But there's sure to be more, as the Masterharper keeps expressing his faith in the future importance to Pern of the fire lizards who seem, so far, to be just cute pets.
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Pursuing her dream to be a Harper of Pern, Menolly studies under the Masterharper learning that more is required than a facility with music and a clever way with words. Sequel to Dragonsong.
 

About Anne McCaffrey

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Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 1, 1926. She received a degree in Slavonic languages from Radcliffe College. She worked in advertising for Helena Rubenstein from 1947 to 1952. Her first publication was a short story in Science Fiction Magazine, and her first novel, Restoree, was published in 1967. She is a well-known author of over 100 books, mostly science fiction, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, the Crystal Singer series, Acorna's Children series, The Twins of Petaybee series, and Barque Cats series. She has won numerous awards including the Hugo Award for Best Novella for the short story Weyr Search in 1968 and the Nebula Award for Best Novella for Dragonrider in 1969. In 2006, she was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. She has also written books under the pseudonym Jody Lynn. She died of a stroke on November 21, 2011 at the age of 85.
 
Published July 28, 2015 by Transworld Digital. 291 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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on Mar 09 1977

Picture The New Girl at School on a fantastic, feudal planet and you've got it. But there's sure to be more, as the Masterharper keeps expressing his faith in the future importance to Pern of the fire lizards who seem, so far, to be just cute pets.

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on Apr 24 2013

The collection of characters who are the Masters in the Harper Hall ring very true, and the plot is a little more complex than that of Dragonsong...It is certainly a book that can be enjoyed by teenagers and adults alike.

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