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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Fun and light books should be easy to read. - Goodreads
This is both a strength and a weakness of her writing. - Goodreads
For me that left a clever ending to save this book. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

The Pride of Chanur is full of interesting ideas, aliens, and writing techniques. I enjoy it when authors don't give a lot of background info and I have to patiently figure out what is going on ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tom Whalley - Goodreads

If you told me three months ago that I was going to read a serious book about space cats with a huge grin on my face, I'd have laughed at you. I'm sorry for that hypothetical laugh in alterna-past ... 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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