The Jaguar Hunter

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Four Walls Eight Windows, Jul 16, 2001 - Fiction - 500 pages
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Fourteen of Lucius Shepard’s most memorable stories are combined with a previously unanthologized novella, Radiant Green Star, to form a stunning sci-fi collection. In the Nebula Award–winning title story, a poor Honduran hunter is coerced into tracking the forbidden black jaguar of Barrio Carolina.

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User Review  - Outis - Goodreads

Most of these stories are very Shepard, down to the overuse of "as if" in description. After the author's passing, as my personal observance I started to read the stories I wasn't already familiar ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ian Kilgore - Goodreads

Cool. Four and a half thumbs up. Better than most of the crap I read, just not life-changingly five-star good. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Lucius Shepard was born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1947. He wrote in many different genres including science fiction and fantasy, cyberpunk, magical realism, poetry, and non-fiction. He published his first short stories in 1983 and his first novel, Green Eyes, in 1984. His other works include Life During Wartime, The Jaguar Hunter, and Two Trains Running. He won several awards including the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1985, the Nebula Award for the novella R&R, the Hugo Award for the novella Barnacle Bill the Spacer, and the Shirley Jackson Award for the novella Vacancy. He died on March 18, 2014 at the age of 66.

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