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ISBN-10: 0886779103

ISBN-13: 9780886779108

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: C. J. Cherryh, C. Cherryh

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Over three years have passed since the reappearance of the starship Phoenix- the same ship which two centuries before left an isolated colony of humans to fend for themselves on the world of the volatile atevi. Since that time, humans have lived in exile on the island of Mospheira, using a single diplomat, the paidhi,to trade advanced technology for the continued peace and safety of its people. But the unexpected return of the Phoenixhas shattered forever the fragile, carefully maintained political balance of these two nearly incompatible races. For the captains of the Phoenixoffer the atevisomething the Mospheiran humans never could - access to the stars.
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Publisher: DAW
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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.