The pride of Chanur

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Phantasia Press, Mar 1, 1987 - Fiction - 206 pages
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A human finds refuge on a spaceship operated by catlike beings. A sequel is Chanur's Venture.

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Review: The Pride of Chanur (Compact Space #1)

User Review  - Kari Chapman - Goodreads

The Pride of Chanur has a lot of potential. It's a first contact story told from the aliens point of view. The other species were very interesting - lots of variety and an attempt to move away from ... Read full review

Review: The Pride of Chanur (Compact Space #1)

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

I remember reading this when it first came out. It can be a bit confusing with so many alien species names the human speech apparatus cannot pronounce, but there is one pivotal scene about two-thirds ... Read full review


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A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C. J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh's novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 and Cyteen in 1989.

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