To Ride Pegasus

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 9, 2002 - Fiction - 232 pages
12 Reviews
They were four extroardinary women who read minds, healed bodies, diverted disasters, foretold the future--and became pariahs in their own land. A talented, elite cadre, they stepped out of the everyday human race...to enter their own!


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Review: To Ride Pegasus (The Talent #1)

User Review  - Letricia Brooks - Goodreads

Great pre-quel to the Tower and Hive series. Though I prefer the last two books in this series, this book (a collection of short stories) explores the various talents and prepare us to meet the super powerful Peter Reindinge in those last two books. Good stuff. Read full review

Review: To Ride Pegasus (The Talent #1)

User Review  - Kathleen Dixon - Goodreads

This book (my copy anyway) has a very misleading picture on the cover. The picture is of a flying horse on top of a very craggy mountain. The picture is in the same style as those on the covers of the ... Read full review

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Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 1, 1926, which she considers an auspicious date. She is a well-known author of over 50 books, mostly science fiction, and has won the coveted Hugo Award for science fiction. McCaffrey has been a writer from the time she was a child. She was educated at Radcliffe College where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Slavonic languages. She worked in advertising for Helena Rubenstein from 1947 to 1952. McCaffrey has also studied voice and, at one time, sang opera. Her first publication was a short story in Science Fiction Magazine, and Ballantine Books published her first novel, "Restoree," in 1967. The book was unique in its portrayal of a woman as the main character in a science fiction novel, a genre known for its masculine heroes. McCaffrey was the first to introduce themes of romance into the genre as well. Anne McCaffrey is best known for her "Dragonriders of Pern" series, which consists of 14 books, and the "Ship Who Sang" series. She has also written books under the pseudonym Jody Lynn. McCaffrey is divorced, has three grown children, and now lives in Ireland.

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