Cover image for Brain ships
Title:
Brain ships
Author:
McCaffrey, Anne.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Baen, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
513 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The ship who searched / Anne McCaffrey & Mercedes Lackey -- PartnerShip / Anne McCaffrey & Margaret Ball.
Added Title:
Ship who searched.

PartnerShip.
ISBN:
9780743471664
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Combining the texts of two sequels to 'The Ship Who Sang' in a single volume, this book follows the adventures of Tia and Nancia, who overcome paralysis by becoming starship-controlling 'brains' that respectively protect other young people from suffering a similar fate.


Author Notes

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.

(Bowker Author Biography)