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)

User Review  - Eliene - Goodreads

3.5/5 The Pride of Chanur was a quick, fun read... Escapes, political games, and banter all around! It tells the story of first contact with an "alien species", except in this case humans are the ... Read full review

Review: The Pride of Chanur (Chanur #1)

User Review  - Andrew Obrigewitsch - Goodreads

This book is interesting in that it is told from an aliens point of view. However that's about where the interest ended for me. The rest was a bit boring. I'm not sure if it was the narrator or the writing style, but this book had trouble holding my interest. 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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