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Chanur's Venture

(1984)
(The second book in the Chanur Saga series)
A novel by

 
In this sequel to The Pride of Chanur, Pyanfar Chanur and her human companion, Tully, must sensitive complex interstellar politics without getting caught in an all-out war.

Two years after the events of the previous book, Pyanfar returns to Meetpoint Station with the hani spaceship The Pride of Chanur to find her comrades Goldtooth and Tully. Goldtooth advises Pyanfar to take Tully, whom the enemy kif are hunting, and head for mahen space. The mahendo'sat, on the other hand, retrieved Tully from human space and are paving the way for a fleet of human ships to open up trade with the central Compact.

But the kif and the stsho oppose the humans' presence, for fear of losing their place and influence in the Compact. The kif are themselves involved in a power struggle: two kif leaders, Akkhtimakt and Sikkukkut, are vying for the lofty position of mekt-hakkikt. Sikkukkut draws a reluctant Pyanfar into the feud, and her association with the kif puts her at odds with the han. Then, when the kif conflict spills over into hani space, all she and Tully can do is stay alive until Goldtooth and the human ships arrive.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1989 : UK Hardback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-7493-0050-7 / 978-0-7493-0050-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
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August 1984 : USA Hardback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-932096-31-X / 978-0-932096-31-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Phantasia Pr
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Paperback Editions

January 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-88677-293-1 / 978-0-88677-293-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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July 1986 : UK Paperback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-413-59350-9 / 978-0-413-59350-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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January 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-87997-989-5 / 978-0-87997-989-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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January 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0-88677-183-8 / 978-0-88677-183-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 1-5113-9565-6 / 978-1-5113-9565-6
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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July 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: Chanur's Venture: Chanur, Book 2
Author(s): C J Cherryh
Publisher: Audible Studios
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July 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: Chanur's Venture: Chanur, Book 2
Author(s): C J Cherryh
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

January 1987 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Chanur's Venture
Author(s): C J Cherryh
Publisher: DAW
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