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Anne McCaffrey, one of the world's most popular authors, is best known for her Dragonriders of Pern(R) series. She was the first woman to win the two top prizes for science fiction writing, the Hugo and Nebula awards. She was also given the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement in Young Adult Fiction, was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and was named a Science Fiction Writers of America Nebula Grand Master. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1926, McCaffrey relocated to Ireland in the 1970s, where she lived in a house of her own design, named Dragonhold-Underhill. She died in 2011. Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, winner of the Nebula Award for her novel The Healer's War, is the author of numerous fantasy novels. She has co-authored eight other novels with Anne McCaffrey. She lives on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. From the Hardcover edition.
Praise for Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough "Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough collaborate seamlessly to tell a first-rate sf adventure with strong male and female protagonists and a life-affirming theme." -Library Journal, on Power Lines "Well-handled far-future speculation on ecological engineering and planetary consciousness . . . agreeably colorful, well-realized adventure." -Kirkus Reviews, on Powers That Be "May be the riveting saga's most exciting episode yet. . . . The writing and characterization as well as the infusions of Celtic and Inuit lore remain of high quality." -Booklist, on Power Play From the Hardcover edition.