The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern, Second Edition

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9780345412744: The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern, Second Edition

An indispensable companion guide to the wonderful world of Anne McCaffrey and her dragons
Guaranteed to enrich every armchair traveler's journey into McCaffrey's legendary world, this illuminating guide leaves no stone in Pern unturned! Both faithful fans and newcomers will relish the fascinating history and lore of . . .
THE DRAGONS: How they developed from little fire-lizards into the huge telepathic creatures that carry human riders and fight Thread
THE PEOPLE: How they live, the clothes they wear, the food they eat
THE PLACES: What to see and do in individual Holds and Weyrs
THREAD: Its appearance and behavior, the threat it poses, and ways to combat it
UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE RENEGADES OF PERN, ALL THE WEYRS OF PERN, THE CHRONICLES OF PERN: FIRST FALL, AND THE DOLPHINS OF PERN

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A much-needed update to the classic companion to Anne McCaffrey's canonical novels and numerous short stories about Pern, this book includes a few recipes, information about knitting patterns, Craft and Hold badges, and more. As a reference, it is marred by the lack of cross-referencing within the book, although there is an index, and by the lack of scales with the drawings of various animals and places. It will be invaluable to readers like me who can't recall just where they read that name before, or what Weyr a rider is from, or where that small Hold is, and it provides a useful overview of the high points of Pernese history--though it's no substitute for the pleasure of reading the stories!

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Sure to be a hit with the many fans of McCaffrey's mythical world of Pern. All sf collections will need it.-- MR
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