Anne McCaffrey

Discussion in 'Entertainment and Movie Talk' started by 101radioman, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. 101radioman

    101radioman Well-Known Member

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    RIP Anne McCaffrey, 1 April 1926 - 21 November 2011
    Her writing inspired me and lifted my spirit
    She was one of the authors I grew up with
    Fly with the dragons Anne
  2. terryr

    terryr Sr Member

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    I read all the earlier Dragonrider stuff.

    And girlfriends always loved them.
  3. Nwerke

    Nwerke Master Member

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    Ditto and ditto. I can't reread her stuff these days but as a kid I loved it. RIP Anne.
  4. Wes R

    Wes R Legendary Member

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    I've only read a few of her thinks she wrote with Mercedes Lackey but I know a ton of people who grew up reading the Pern novels.
  5. Rick Hanson

    Rick Hanson Sr Member

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    I seem to be among the few people who actually preferred The Rowan and its sequels to the Pern series, but I still thoroughly enjoyed everything of hers I ever read. Always sad to see yet another great talent pass on.
  6. firesprite

    firesprite Master Member

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    I was seriously bummed to hear this... she's been on my list of people I'd like to meet for years. Unfortunately, it'll never happen now. :(
  7. Force Commander

    Force Commander Well-Known Member

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  8. tripoli

    tripoli Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    A wonderful author, I enjoyed many hours of reading the Dragonriders series. Sadden to hear the news.
  9. boodha

    boodha Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Oh man! I loved her Dragonriders series. Very sad news. RIP Ms McCaffrey, and thank you.
  10. WarPig

    WarPig Sr Member

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    Am I the only one that liked the "Brain & Brawn Ship" series?

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