Anne McCaffrey

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Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
Born Anne Inez McCaffrey
(1926-04-01)1 April 1926
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died 21 November 2011(2011-11-21) (aged 85)
Dragonhold-Underhill, County Wicklow, Ireland[1]
Occupation Writer
Nationality Irish (naturalised citizen)
Period 1965–2011
Genres Science fiction, romance
Notable work(s) Restoree, Dragonriders of Pern, The Ship Who Sang
Spouse(s) Horace Wright Johnson (divorced)

Anne McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011)[2][3] was an American writer of fantasy fiction. She is best known for her books about dragons, the Dragonriders of Pern. She was the first woman to win a Hugo and Nebula Award.

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  1. Murphy, Caitriona (22 February 2013). "The luxury house 'that dragons built'". Independent.ie. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  2. Pomerico, D (22 November 2011). "Anne McCaffrey: April 1, 1926 – November 21, 2011". suvudu.com. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  3. Fox, Margalit (24 November 2011). "Anne McCaffrey, Author of 'Dragonriders' Fantasies, Dies at 85". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved 2011-11-24. 

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