The Resource Dragonsblood, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)

Dragonsblood, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)

Label
Dragonsblood
Title
Dragonsblood
Statement of responsibility
Todd McCaffrey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the dragons of Pern dying and the only person who can save them long dead, the grieving dragon riders find clues in the lyrics of an ancient ballad to long forgotten knowledge and secrets hidden somewhere in Benden Weyr. Never in the dramatic history of Pern has there been a direr emergency than that which faces the young dragon rider Lorana. A mysterious fatal illness is striking dragons. The epidemic is spreading like wildfire and the next deadly cycle of thread fall is only days away. Somehow, Lorana must find a cure before the dragons, including her own beloved Arit succumb to the sickness, leaving Pern undefended. The lyrics of an all but forgotten song seem to point toward an answer from nearly five hundred years in the past, when Kitti Ping and her daughter Wind Blossom bred the first dragons from their smaller cousins, the fire lizards. No doubt the first colonists possessed the advanced technology to find the cure for which Lorana seeks, but over the centuries, that knowledge has been lost. Or has it? For in the distant past, an aged Wind Blossom worries that the germs that affect the fire lizards may one day turn on larger prey and unleash a plague that will destroy the dragons, Pern's only defenders against thread. But as her people struggle to survive, Wind Blossom has neither the time nor the resources to expend on a future that may never arrive until suddenly she uncovers evidence that her worst fears will come true. Now two brave women, separated by hundreds of years but joined by bonds transcending time, will become unknowing allies in a desperate race against sickness and thread fall, with nothing less than the survival of all life on Pern at stake
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCaffrey, Todd
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A25525
LC item number
D73 2005eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pern (Imaginary place)
  • Dragons
  • Epidemics
  • Space colonies
  • Life on other planets
Label
Dragonsblood, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4E39660B-E37F-4501-9776-31990B27048B
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 438 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345481931
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4E39660B-E37F-4501-9776-31990B27048B
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn240895824
  • (OCoLC)240895824
  • 417467
Label
Dragonsblood, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4E39660B-E37F-4501-9776-31990B27048B
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 438 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345481931
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4E39660B-E37F-4501-9776-31990B27048B
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn240895824
  • (OCoLC)240895824
  • 417467

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