This was well worth reading and I was moved to tears by the last few essays. However, it was rather slow going in the middle and I was tempted to give in. Really glad I didnt.
I learnt a lot about Anne McCaffrey as well as getting insights into her books and writing from the viewpoint of friends and colleagues. I had read them and reread them simply as cracking good stories, but now realide why they were such good stories in a more intellectual sense.