Faded Sun: The Shonjir

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Nelson Doubleday, 1978 - Fiction - 243 pages
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For the first time in one volume--the complete trilogy comprised of the novels "Kesrith, Shon'jir, " and "Kutath." A race of golden-skinned, golden eyed creatures is nearly annihilated in a war with "human" fighters. It's up to three individuals to save the race from extinction. Can they retrace the galaxy-wide path of this nomadic race through millennia to reclaim the ancient world that gave them life?

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

"The Faded Sun: Shon'Jir" is the second book in CJ Cherryh's Faded Sun trilogy. Duncan has a mission, involving the mri, but he knows that betrayal by his own people is part of his mission. How he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Curtismchale - Goodreads

This book follows our Mri captives out of captivity on a ship with the only human they trust in any fashion. The human turns over the ship to the Mri (because Mri die as captives as a matter of choice ... 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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