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Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
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
Occupation Writer
Nationality Irish (naturalised citizen)
Period 1965–2011
Genre Science fiction, romance
Notable works Restoree, Dragonriders of Pern, The Ship Who Sang
Spouse Horace Wright Johnson (divorced)

Anne McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) 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.



 – official website, Anne McCaffrey

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