Pegasus in Flight

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Corgi, 1991 - Fantasy fiction - 414 pages
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Earth is desperately overcrowded. The only hope is to colonize other worlds, and Rhyssa Owen must find the gifted children whose mental powers can perform prodigious tasks across space and time and help to build a space platform. The author has won the Hugo and Nebula awards for science fiction.

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User Review  - eaterofwords - LibraryThing

I loved this book when I was young and read it at least a dozen times. But when I picked it up this time (years after I last read it), I was unpleasantly jolted by the unexamined assumptions McCaffrey ... Read full review

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User Review  - RowanGolightly - LibraryThing

This is the 2nd of the Pegasus series, predating in chronological timeline "the Rowan" and the rest of that series. McCaffrey does her customary masterful job of gripping adventure and superb ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

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 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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