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Like most actors, I had picked up enough Martian, Venerian, Outer Jovian, etc., to
be able to fake in front of a camera or on stage. But those rolled or fluttered
consonants are very difficult. Human vocal cords are not as versatile as a
Shortly Penny said, "Skipper? The Chief wants to talk to you," and handed me the
phone. "This is the Chief, Dak." "Oh. Where are you— sir?" "Still in the car. Penny
picked me up. Dak, Bill scheduled a press conference, I believe. Where is it?
His eyebrows shot up and he waited for me to correct my obvious mistake. I
reached into Bonforte's favorite cliches and picked one he used to reprove
bumptiousness. "Son, suppose you tend to your knitting and I tend to mine." His
face lost all ...
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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