Defender by C. J. Cherryh
(Foreigner 5)

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The three-time Hugo Award-winning author continues her second trilogy in the "superior alien-contact series." (Kirkus Reviews)

National best-selling author and winner of three Hugo Awards, C.J. Cherryh presents book two of her second Foreigner trilogy-the epic story of a single human delegate on a hostile alien planet.

In this long-awaited sequel to Precursor, the alien atevi enter the treacherous politics of space travel-as their one human negotiator is caught in the throes of a mutiny...

About C. J. Cherryh

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C. J. Cherryh planned to write since the age of ten. When she was older, she learned to use a type writer while triple-majoring in Classics, Latin and Greek. At 33, she signed over her first three books to DAW and has worked with DAW ever since. She can be found at
Published November 1, 2001 by DAW Hardcover. 314 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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One of the best long-running SF series in existence, Cherryh's Foreigner Universe books (Precursor, etc.) tell the story of a small human colony abandoned on

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Thus to an atevi reader the most telling moments in Defender are when Ilisidi, Tabini's grandmother, arrives on the station and doesn't invite Bren to dinner, and the moment when Jago assures the paidhi where her manchi flows, and not, as a human reader might expect, when Bren reconciles with...

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