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Foreigner : (10th Anniversary Edition)
by C. J. Cherryh


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The groundbreaking novel that launched Cherryh's eponymous space opera series of first contact and its consequences...
It had been nearly five centuries since the starship "Phoenix, "lostin space and desperately searching for the nearest G5 star, had encountered the planet of the "atevi.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The groundbreaking novel that launched Cherryh's eponymous space opera series of first contact and its consequences...
It had been nearly five centuries since the starship "Phoenix, "lostin space and desperately searching for the nearest G5 star, had encountered the planet of the "atevi. "On this alien world, law was kept by the use of registered assassination, alliances were defined by individual loyalties not geographical borders, and war became inevitable once humans and one faction of "atevi"established a working relationship. It was a war that humans had no chance of winning on this planet so many light-years from home.
Now, nearly two hundred years after that conflict, humanity has traded its advanced technology for peace and an island refuge that no "atevi"will ever visit. Then the sole human the treaty allows into "atevi"society is marked for an assassin's bullet. THe work of an isolated lunatic? The interests of a particular faction? Or the consequence of one human's fondness for a species which has fourteen words for betrayal and not a single word for love?"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780756402518
  • ISBN-10: 0756402514
  • Publisher: Daw Books
  • Publish Date: December 2004
  • Page Count: 432
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Foreigner Novels #2

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