White Dragon, The

by McCaffrey, Anne

Anne McCaffrey was born on April lst, l926, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at 1:30 p.m., in the hour of the Sheep, year of the Fire Tiger, sun sign Aries with Taurus rising and Leo mid-heaven (which seems to suggest an early interest in the stars). Her parents were George Herbert McCaffrey, BA, MA PhD (Harvard), Colonel USA Army (retired), and Anne Dorothy McElroy McCaffrey, estate agent. She had two brothers: Hugh McCaffrey (deceased l988), Major US Army, and Kevin Richard McCaffrey, still living. Anne was educated at Stuart Hall, Staunton, Virginia, Montclair High School, Montclair, New Jersey, and graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College, majoring in Slavonic Languages and Literatures. Anne McCaffrey has tried to live up to her auspicious natal day. Her first novel was written in Latin class and might have brought her instant fame, as well as an A, if she had written it in that ancient language. Much chastened by teacher and father, she turned to the stage and became a character actress, appearing in the first successful summer music circus in Lambertsville, NJ. She studied voice for nine years and, during that time, became intensely interested in the stage direction of opera and operetta, ending that phase of her experience with the direction of the American premiere of Carl Orff's "Ludus de Nato Infante Mirificus" in which she also played a witch. Her working career included Liberty Music Shops and Helena Rubinstein (l947-1952). She married in 1950 and has three children: Alec Anthony, b. l952, Todd, b.l956, and Georgeanne, b.1959. Anne McCaffrey's first story was published by Sam Moskowitz in Science Fiction + Magazine--and her first novel published by Ballantine Books in l967. By the time the three children of her marriage were comfortably in school most of the day, she had already achieved enough success with short stories to devote full time to writing. Her first novel, Restoree, was written as a protest against the absurd and unrealistic portrayals of women in science-fiction novels in the 50s and early 60s. It is, however, in the handling of broader themes and the worlds of her imagination, particularly the two series,The Ship Who Sang--and the fourteen novels about the Dragonriders Of Pern, that Ms. McCaffrey's talents as a storyteller are best displayed. Although she used to make appearances throughout the world as guest of honor at science fiction conventions, arthritis has now restricted such travel. She lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill (because she had to dig out a hill on her farm to build it) in Wicklow County, Ireland. It is not remotely like a castle, "on purpose," she says to people who believe "hold" is synonymous with "castle" in Ireland. Anne runs a private livery stable and her horses have been successful in Horse Trials and showjumping. She does not ride in competition, she hastens to add, but has enjoyed the success of horse and rider and, until recently, rode out on her black and white mare, Pi.

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Ballantine Books, 1978. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Whelan, Michael. Vol. III in the author's fantasy trilogy, "The Dragonriders of Pern." A FIRST EDITION, first printing from June 1978, this hardcover book has a quarter blue cloth-wrapped spine with beige paper covering the remaining boards & silver lettering to spine. Condition is Near Fine:… Read more about this item
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Corgi. Fair. Paperback. 1987. 480 pages. sunned spine, wear, tanned pages name inside<br><br ><p>THE WHITE DRAGON<br /><br />by Anne McCaffrey<br /><br />Corg i, UK, 1987<br />ISBN 9780552113137<br />sml pb, 480pp<br /><br / >FAIR: sunned spine, wear, tanned pages; name inside<br /><br />N ever had there been as close a bonding as the one that existed be tween… Read more about this item
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1981. First trade edition. Hardcover. nf/nf. Octavo. Blue and yellow cloth in color pictorial dust jacket. 497pp. A near fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In an archival mylar protective wrapper. Original price of $8.95 on front flap.
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U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1981. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. SIGNED BY COVER ARTIST. 1ST. Signed By The Cover Artist On The Front Cover. First Edition, First Printing. Book Is In Near Fine Condition. Boards Are Clean, Not Bumped. Fore Edges Have A Tiny Bit Of Shelf Wear. Interior Is Clean And Legible. Not Remaindered. Dust Jacket Is In Near Fine… Read more about this item
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Ballantine Books, 1978-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 2.2000 8.3000 5.6000. Stated FIRST edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by McCaffrey on the title page, personalized ""to Lyn."" Author correction on page 351, line 12, initialed. Dust jacket is price-clipped. A copy in near FINE condition.
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Random House. Good. 179mm / 107mm. Paperback. 1980. 477 pages. Cover worn<br>Never had there been as close a bonding as the one that existed between the young Lord Jaxom and his extr aordinary white dragon, Ruth. Pure white and incredibly agile, Ru th possessed remarkable qualities. Not only could he communicate with the iridescent, fluttering fire lizards, but… Read more about this item
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New York: Ballantine Books (1978), 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very near Fine. 8vo. [8], ix-x, 497, [5] pp. Quarter blue cloth over yellow paper boards with silver lettering on the spine. Price of $8.95 on front flap of jacket. Illustrated with a double-page map. A nice copy of this Hugo nominee. Minor wear to the extremities; jacket… Read more about this item
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New York: Ballantine, 1978. First Edition/First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Minute spine lean. Tiny rubber stamp to pastedown indicating the book is 'excellent,' tiny fading to cloth spine ends. Jacket is super, problem free. Really nice copy overall.
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Del Rey, 1991 This is a First Edition, published by Del Rey June 1978 in Very Good condition with a Very Good unclipped Dust Jacket protected by a Mylar Brodart. Wraparound DJ art by Michael Whelan.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover.
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