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"He'll be quite sure it is not you, because we'll change your walk. That's the most
distinctive thing about you. If your walk is wrong, it cannot possibly be you— so it
must be some other big-boned, broad-shouldered man who looks a bit like you.
"Okay, show me how to walk." "No, you could never learn it. I'll force you to walk
the way I want you to." "How?" "We'll put a handful of pebbles or the equivalent in
the toes of your boots. That will force you back on your heels and make you ...
We'll let you have your mask for the walk. ... A human being can walk possibly
two hundred yards on Mars without an oxygen mask, if he is in good condition. I
believe I read of a case where a man walked almost half a mile before he died.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
I was surprised how much I liked this book. It's a relatively simple and predictable plot: Lorenzo Smythe is an actor hired to impersonate a politician at a key political moment. Only thing is, the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
An actor finds himself in a dangerous role. he is told the president of mars has been kidnapped, and he gets the job. But he finds out the kidnappers are also the men who have hired him.... Read full review