About the Author
Anne McCaffrey was one of the world's leading science fiction writers, and won both the Hugo and Nebula awards. She was brought up in the US and lived in Ireland for many years. She co-authored books with Elizabeth Moon, Jody Lynn Nye, Margaret Ball, Mercedes Lackey and S.M. Stirling. She died in November 2011 at the age of 85.
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Enter a future world in which brains are connected to computers to help run cities and ships; brainless bodies or brawn do the physical work. In each of these stories the brain and brawn team become involved in a mystery that can only be solved through their combined efforts. Constance Towers brings all the characters alive by varying vocal tone and pacing to differentiate among person, computer and brain. The narrative is clearly read and fast-paced. The abridgment is hardly noticeable. If you enjoy McCaffrey's dragon or dinosaur stories, try this twist on the future. M.B.K. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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