The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

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The volume The dragonriders of Pern contains three of my all-time favorite titles: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The white dragon. Anne McCaffrey is a prolific writer ...but her Pern volumes are the most numerous and arguably the most popular.
-Jackson District Library

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Finally together in one volume, the first three books in the world's most beloved science fiction series, THE DRAGONRIDERS OF PERN, by Anne McCaffrey, one of the great science fiction writers of all time: DRAGONFLIGHT, DRAGONQUEST, THE WHITE DRAGON. Those who know these extraordinary tales will be able to re-visit with Lessa, F'lar, Ruth, Lord Jaxon, and all the others. And for those just discovering this magical place, there are incomparable tales of danger, deceit, and daring, just waiting to be explored..


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About Anne McCaffrey

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Anne McCaffrey, the Hugo Award-winning author of the bestselling Dragonriders of Pern® novels, is one of science fiction's most popular authors. She recently collaborated with Elizabeth Ann Scarborough on the Tale of the Barque Cats books: Catalyst and Catacombs. She lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill, in County Wicklow, Ireland.Todd McCaffrey is the bestselling author of the Pern novels Dragonsblood, Dragonheart, and Dragongirl, and the co-author, with his mother, Anne McCaffrey, of Dragon's Kin, Dragon's Fire, and Dragon Harper. A computer engineer, he currently lives in Los Angeles. Having grown up in Ireland with the epic of the Dragonriders of Pern,® he is bursting with ideas for new stories of that world, its people, and its dragons.
 
Published March 28, 2002 by Del Rey. 834 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction
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Dominion of New York

Above average
Reviewed by Elizabeth Bastos on Apr 05 2012

These good-hearted kids get chosen to have planet-saving adventures. Like stories of medieval knights in battle, there’s lots of emphasis on skins, harpers and bards, winds, wounds, recovery by certain healing salves, and romance.

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Jackson District Library

Excellent
on Nov 08 2011

The volume The dragonriders of Pern contains three of my all-time favorite titles: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The white dragon. Anne McCaffrey is a prolific writer ...but her Pern volumes are the most numerous and arguably the most popular.

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