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User 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

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User 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

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User Review  - ChrisRiesbeck - LibraryThing

For many, this is is their favorite Heinlein novel, sitting in the sweet spot of his transition from young adult novels, without the issues of The Puppet Masters. It's for adults, not because there's ... Read full review

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

An actor is hired to play the part of a missing dignitary, with some predictable and unexpected results. This is one of the better vintage Heinlein, with plenty of twists and political machinations. Read full review

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User Review  - CSDaley - LibraryThing

This is a book I would have loved as a kid. Feels dated now. Glad I read it but I was thankful it was short. Read full review

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