Decision at Doona

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Random House Publishing Group, Jul 12, 1979
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Review: Decision at Doona (Doona #1)

User Review  - Joe Santoro - Goodreads

Plot: Humanity has become complacent, using extreme protocol and non-competitive, non-offensive behavior to survive in an extremely overcrowded planet. Only a small few are intrepid enough to colonize ... Read full review

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User Review  - phyllis2779 - LibraryThing

Rescued from attic and mooched out. Not one of my favorite McCaffrey books and that's about all I remember about it. Read full review



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About the author (1979)

Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 1, 1926. She received a degree in Slavonic languages from Radcliffe College. She worked in advertising for Helena Rubenstein from 1947 to 1952. Her first publication was a short story in Science Fiction Magazine, and her first novel, Restoree, was published in 1967. She is a well-known author of over 100 books, mostly science fiction, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, the Crystal Singer series, Acorna's Children series, The Twins of Petaybee series, and Barque Cats series. She has won numerous awards including the Hugo Award for Best Novella for the short story Weyr Search in 1968 and the Nebula Award for Best Novella for Dragonrider in 1969. In 2006, she was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. She has also written books under the pseudonym Jody Lynn. She died of a stroke on November 21, 2011 at the age of 85.

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