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The Pride of Chanur (original 1982; edition 1981)

by C.J. Cherryh

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Title:The Pride of Chanur
Authors:C.J. Cherryh
Info:Daw Books (1981), Edition: Book Club Edition, Hardcover
Collections:Read but unowned, SciFi Fantasy
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The Pride of Chanur by C. J. Cherryh (1982)

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A sci fi tale told from the viewpoint of aliens, managing to make the humans look and feel alien! ( )
  KirkLowery | Mar 4, 2014 |
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  romsfuulynn | Apr 28, 2013 |
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  romsfuulynn | Apr 28, 2013 |
See my review of "The Chanur Saga": http://www.librarything.com/work/86494/reviews/75145497 ( )
  fuzzi | Jan 21, 2013 |
A great book, told from a viewpoint of an alien finding a lone human and taking him aboard her ship. Tully, the human actually comes off as alien... Even though the Hani (The alien Species) is the alien. C.J. Cherryh is a skilled writer. She manages to make an alien species that is, well, alien, but understandable. I quite enjoyed this romp through space. ( )
  TheDivineOomba | Nov 17, 2012 |
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Cherry, DavidCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Whelan,MichaelCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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There had been something loose about the station dock all morning, skulking in amongst the gantries and the ines and the canisters which were waiting to be moved, lurking wherever shadows fell among the rampway accesses of the many ships at dock at Meetpoint.
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No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider. Naked-hided, blunt toothed and blunt-fingered, Tully was the sole surviving member of his company -- a communicative, spacefaring species hitherto unknown -- and he was a prisoner of his discoverer/ captors the sadistic, treacherous kif, until his escape onto the hani ship The Pride of Chanur.

Little did he know when he threw himself upon the mercy of The Pride and her crew that he put the entire hani species in jeopardy and imperiled the peace of the Compact itself. For the information this fugitive held could be the ruin or glory of any of the species at Meetpoint Station.

Cover art by Michael Whelan

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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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