Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern by PDF

ISBN-10: 1937856844

ISBN-13: 9781937856847

While Anne McCaffrey handed in November 2011, it was once not just these closest to her who mourned her demise; legions of readers additionally felt the loss deeply. The pioneering technology fiction writer in the back of the Dragonriders of Pern® sequence crafted complex tales, mesmerizing worlds, and powerful heroines that profoundly impacted the technology fiction group and genre.

In Dragonwriter, Anne’s son and Pern author Todd McCaffrey collects stories and tales concerning the liked writer, besides insights into her writing and legacy, from those that knew her most sensible. Nebula Award–winner Elizabeth Moon relates the teachings she discovered from Pern’s Lessa (and from Lessa’s creator); Hugo Award–winner David Brin recollects Anne’s steadfast trust that the area to return could be larger than the single ahead of; mythical SFF artist Michael Whelan stocks (and tells tales approximately) never-before-published Pern sketches from his documents; and more.

Join Anne’s co-writers, fellow technological know-how fiction authors, family members, and associates in remembering her existence, and exploring how her brain and pen formed not just the Weyrs of Pern, but in addition the literary panorama as we all know it.

Contributors include:

• Angelina Adams
• David Brin
• David Gerrold
• John Goodwin
• Janis Ian
• Alec Johnson
• Georgeanne Kennedy
• Mercedes Lackey
• Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
• Lois McMaster Bujold
• Elizabeth Moon
• Charlotte Moore
• Robert Neilson
• Jody Lynn Nye and invoice Fawcett
• Robin Roberts
• Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
• Wen Spencer
• Michael Whelan
• Richard J. Woods
• Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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1401 VIKAṬANITAMBĀ 198 O hard of heart, she could not bear the pangs of separation, and as she gave up life, has sent this final message meant for you: ‘A child to give me funeral water, luckless I leave just one daughter. ’ 1403 BRAHMAYAŚASVĀMIN 199 Wayfarer, brother, go home quickly, I have seen your darling there: eager for some word of you she meets each traveller on the road, but, choked with tears, she cannot speak and only sighs escape her lips as, head bent low, she weeps and weeps. 1409 200 Pure cheek on palm, eyes on the road, her heart with you: since long it has been thus, how could she have time to stand on dignity?

D. Haksar SUBHĀSHITĀVALI An Anthology of Comic, Erotic and Other Verse PENGUIN BOOKS Contents About the Author Dedication Introduction Prologue 1. Salutations 2. Blessings 3. Poets and Poetry 4. Good People 5. Villains 6. Niggardliness 7. Nobility 8. Allegories from Nature 9. Allegories from the Animal World 10. Allegorical Miscellany 11. Love in Separation 12. Friends and Go-betweens 13. Beautiful Women 14. Pride and Placation 15. The Seasons 16. Nightfall 17. Carousals 18. Love in Union 19. Miscellaneous Verses: 1 20.

Fate 29. Times of Trouble 30. On Being a Servant 31. Cravings 32. Transience 33. Derision of Lust 34. Regrets 35. Aspiration 36. Miscellaneous Verses: 2 37. Prayers The Poets Notes Copyright Page PENGUIN BOOKS SUBHĀSHITĀVALI Aditya Narayan Dhairyasheel Haksar was born in Gwalior and educated at the Doon School and the universities of Allahabad and Oxford. A well-known translator of Sanskrit classics, he has also had a distinguished career as a diplomat, serving as Indian high commissioner to Kenya and the Seychelles, minister to the United States, and ambassador to Portugal and Yugoslavia.

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