Anne Inez McCaffrey (1926 – 2011) was an American-born Irish writer, best known for her Dragonriders of Pern series. During McCaffrey's 46-year career, she won the Hugo Award and was the first female recipient of the Nebula Award. Her book The White Dragon became one of the first science-fiction novels to appear on the New York Times Best Seller list. Read Details - NYTimes.com
A brilliant light was doused when Anne passed away in 2011. She will be remembered fondly and live on in countless books that she has written. "The Littlest Dragonrider" will forever hold a place in my heart.
Anne McCaffrey This is an epic sci-fi book cover. I have probably read every one of her books. She was perhaps the first sci-fi/ fantasy author that I got into back in Jr. High and helped begin my lifelong cultish book addiction.