The dolphins of Pern

by McCaffrey, Anne.

Format: Print Book 1994
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Fiction FIC MCCAFFREY Anne
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Brentwood Library Fiction FIC M
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For use in schools and libraries only. Two boys, one of them a dragonrider, re-establish crucial contact with the wise dolphins, the legendary "shipfish" of Pern.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "As the inhabitants of Pern finally near their longtime goal of ridding their world of the hazard of Thread, they regain contact with the shipfish, the dolphins that accompanied the earliest human settlers on the planet. T'lion, a young dragonrider, and Readis, a boy from a fishing village, are instrumental in rebuilding the ancient partnership between humans and dolphins in preparation for the spread of humanity over the remaining wildernesses of Pern. McCaffrey's latest installment in the Pern epic completely upholds the high standards of the series. ~--Dennis Winters"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this latest addition to McCaffrey's popular Pern series (Chronicles of Pern: First Fall, etc.), the humans of Pern are reunited, after eons of noncontact, with the intelligent dolphins who had originally settled the planet with them. When a boy, Readis, is rescued by ``shipfish'' and realizes that they can talk, he develops a lifelong obsession with the fascinating creatures. But, though his interest is shared by the young dragonrider T'Lion and his dragon, Gadareth, it is forbidden by his mother, who has feared the unusual ever since she was kidnapped by outlaws because of her ability to hear and talk with dragons. Readis pursues his briney friendships nonetheless, reporting his findings to the computer, Aivas, which is attempting to guide the humans to a new era by freeing Pern forever from the devastating, life-consuming Thread. Meanwhile, the leading dragonriders and holdlords must act to contain the lust for land and power of Toric, Lord Holder of the South. Expanding upon events related in All the Weyrs of Pern, McCaffrey here adds yet another dimension to her colorful and vivid saga by focusing on the attractive dolphins and their highly believable society. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series McCaffrey, Anne. Dragonriders of Pern (Unnumbered)
Books 3, 4 and 6 make up the Harper Hall trilogy
Subjects Pern (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
Space colonies -- Fiction.
Dolphins -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
Publisher New York :Ballantine Books,1994
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes "A Del Rey book."
Description 340 pages : map ; 25 cm.
ISBN 0345368940 (cloth)
9780345368942 (cloth)
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