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All the Weyrs of Pern

28.6% complete
1991
2021
1 time
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Added: 01-Aug-2019
Last Updated: 25-Jun-2021

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 29-Oct-2008
Brilliance Audio
Audiobook
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Date Issued:
29-Oct-2008
Format:
Audiobook
Cover Price:
$20.99
Length:
18 hrs 19 min (404 pages)
"Read":
Once
Reading(s):
1)   22 Feb 2021 - 26 Feb 2021
Cover Link(s):
Internal ID:
2341
Publisher:
ISBN:
Unknown
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Credits:
Mel Foster  - Narration
From audible.com:

For generations, the dragonriders had dedicated their lives to fighting Thread, the dreaded spores that periodically rained from the sky to ravage the land. On the backs of their magnificent telepathic dragons they flew to flame the deadly stuff out of the air before it could reach the planet's surface.
But the greatest dream of the dragonriders was to find a way to eradicate Thread completely, so that never again would their beloved Pern be threatened with destruction.

Now, for the first time, it looks as if that dream can come true. For when the people of Pern, led by Masterharper Robinton and F'lar and Lessa, Weyr-leader and Weyrwoman of Benden Weyr, excavate the ancient remains of the planet's original settlement, they uncover the colonists' voice-activated artificial intelligence system - which still functions. And the computer has incredible news for them: There is a chance - a good chance - that they can, at long last, annihilate Thread once and for all.
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Author(s)

Anne McCaffrey  
Birth: 01 Apr 1926 Cambridge, Massachusetts
Death: 21 Nov 2011 County Wicklow, Ireland

Awards

1992Locus MagazineBest SF Novel Nominee
1992World Science Fiction SocietyHugo Award - Best Novel Nominee
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