The Jaguar Hunter

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Hachette Books, Aug 6, 2001 - Fiction - 500 pages
"This edition includes a previously unanthologized novella, "Radiant Green Star" [and] the story "R & R", which appeared in the original 1987 Arkham House edition but was not included in the 1989 Bantam edition"--T.p. verso. Radiant green star, copyright 2000. Jaguar hunter -- Night of the white bhairab -- Salvador -- How the wind spoke at madaket -- Black coral -- End of life as we know it -- traveler's tale -- Mengele -- Man who painted the dragon griaule -- Spanish lesson -- R & R -- Radiant green star.

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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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