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Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
BornAnne Inez McCaffrey
1 April 1926(1926-04-01)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died21 November 2011(2011-11-21) (aged 85)
Dragonhold-Underhill, County Wicklow, Ireland[1]
NationalityIrish (naturalised citizen)
GenresScience fiction, romance
Notable work(s)Restoree, Dragonriders of Pern, The Ship Who Sang
Spouse(s)Horace Wright Johnson (divorced)

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.


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