Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College, majoring in Slavonic Languages and Literatures. A prolific bestselling author, she is best known for her handling of broad themes and the worlds of her imagination, particularly in her tales of the Talents and the novels about the Dragonriders of Pern. Anne McCaffrey lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill, in County Wicklow, Ireland. Visit the author's website at www.annemccaffrey.net --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
This book is the best I have read! It is surprisingly realistic and suspenseful writing. For an even larger surprise, don't read the character list until AFTER reading the book. Read morePublished on July 13 1999
I've read many books by Anne McCaffrey, and I wouldn't be able to choose a favourite out of them all, but Descision at Doona is definitely in the Top 10. Read morePublished on July 29 1998