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Anne McCaffrey

American-Irish novelist

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.

Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
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
GenreScience fiction, romance
Notable worksRestoree, Dragonriders of Pern, The Ship Who Sang
SpouseHorace Wright Johnson (divorced)

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

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