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The Right to Arm Bears

(2000)
(The third book in the Dilbia series)
A novel by

 
Planet Dilbia is in a cricual location for both humans and their adversaries, the Hemnoids. Therefore making friends with the Dilbians and establishing a human presence there is of the utmost importance, which may be a problem, since the bearlike Dilbians stand some nine feet tall, and have a high regard for physical prowess. They're not impressed by human technology, either. A real man, er, bear doesn't need machines to do his work for him.

But Dilbians are impressed by sharp thinking, and some have expressed a grudging admiration for the logical (and usually sneaky) mental maneuvers that the human "shorties" have used to get themselves out of desperate jams. Just maybe that old human craftiness will win over the Dilbians to the human side. If not, we lose a nexus, and the Dilbians will learn just how unbearable Hemnoids can be...

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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Right to Arm Bears (Baen)
Author(s): Gordon R Dickson
ISBN: 1-4767-8205-9 / 978-1-4767-8205-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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December 2000 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Right to Arm Bears
Author(s): Gordon R Dickson
ISBN: 0-671-31959-0 / 978-0-671-31959-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Right to Arm Bears
Author(s): Gordon R Dickson
Publisher: Baen Books
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