Anne McCaffrey

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Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
BornAnne Inez McCaffrey
(1926-04-01)1 April 1926
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died21 November 2011(2011-11-21) (aged 85)
Dragonhold-Underhill, County Wicklow, Ireland[1]
OccupationWriter
NationalityIrish (naturalised citizen)
Period1965–2011
GenresScience 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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