The Kif Strike Back

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Daw Books, 1985 - Fiction - 256 pages
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User Review  - TadAD - LibraryThing

This, and the subsequent Chanur's Homecoming make up the meat of this second episode in the saga of humanity's contact with the species of the Compact. We encounter all our favorite characters again ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

A classic science fiction story, primarily about the feline crew of a spaceship and their human allies/captive. Humans are a weak race in this universe, but have somewhat of an ally in the Hani, both ... 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. Cherryh has traveled from New York to Istanbul, and her hobbies include needlepoint, painting, and refinishing furniture. Cherryh, who also goes by the name Caroline Janice Cherry, resides in Oklahoma.

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