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 (Chanur #1)

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My favorite part of this series is that after the crew discovers that Tully is sentient, they're like "oh protect this fragile flower, he's male and that's what we do," while the captain is like STOP ... Read full review

Review: The Pride of Chanur (Chanur #1)

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Excellent old school space opera. It is a wonderful expression of aliens as central characters. The humans are rare, unusual and not the main characters. I am embarrassed to say I was on page 50 ... 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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