Franklin

The ship who sang / Anne McCaffrey.

Author/Creator:
McCaffrey, Anne.
Publication:
New York : Ballantine, 1978.
Format/Description:
Book
248 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Space ships -- Fiction.
Cyborgs -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Helva had been born human, but only her brain had been saved and implanted into the titanium body of an intergalactic scout ship. But first she had to choose a human partner--male or female--to share her exhilarating escapades in space. Her life was to be rich and rewarding, resplendent with daring adventures and endless excitement, beyond the wildest dreams of mere mortals. Gifted with the voice of an angel and being virtually indestructible, Helva XH-834 anticipated a sublime immortality. Then one day she fell in love!
Contents:
The ship who sang.
The ship who mourned.
The ship who killed.
Dramatic mission.
The ship who dissembled.
The partnered ship.
Notes:
Cover art by The Brothers Hildebrandt -- title page verso.
Fifth printing: May 1978.
First five sections revised from original magazine publication.
Local notes:
Adams Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B. (donor) (Adams Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1978
Contributor:
Hildebrandt, Greg, illustrator.
Hildebrandt, Tim, illustrator.
Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0345275519
OCLC:
610366129
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