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Doona was a jewel of a planet -- a pastoral paradise with rivers, lakes, mountains and seas. The Hrrubans needed it to revitalise their decadent race, to give it back something of the old pioneering spirit. The Terrans needed it as an overspill from the hysterical crowding of Earth, a place to breathe and move without restrictions.
So they both sent a colonising party -- and they both began to think of Doona as Home. And then one day the smooth-skinned, two-legged mammal known as Man came face to face with the furry, four-pawed mammal known as Hrruban...
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A classic from one of the masters of the science fiction genreAbout the Author:
Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College, majoring in Slavonic Languages and Literatures. A prolific bestselling author, she is best known for her handling of broad themes and the worlds of her imagination, particularly in her tales of the Talents and the novels about the Dragonriders of Pern. Anne McCaffrey lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill, in County Wicklow, Ireland.
Visit the author's website at www.annemccaffrey.net
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Book Description Corgi, London, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Standard used condition. Reading copy or better. Used Book. Seller Inventory # 807408
Book Description Corgi, 1981. Paperback. Condition: near fine paperback, not 1st printing. After the first human contact with the Siwannese ended in a mass suicide, the Terran government made a law that no further contact with sentient aliens would be allowed. Seller Inventory # FD12.327
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003366180
Book Description Corgi Books, London, 1981. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. reprint. This is a novel about the first human contact with aliens. Original bookseller's sticker on the inside of the front cover, and the edges of the text blocks are slightly spotted with foxing. Inside the book is clean and tidy. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 221 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0552117897. ISBN/EAN: 9780552117890. Inventory No: 0260477. Seller Inventory # 0260477
Book Description Corgi, London. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Paperback. Lt rubbing, creasing to spine, may have owner's name IFC, -- -- Size: 110 X 180MM - 4.5 x 7 Inches. Seller Inventory # 0019668