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Lorenzo Smythe is an out of work actor who accepts a drink from a spaceman. He is soon offered a job impersonating a wellknown public official who's been kidnapped. The job pays well, but comes with two catches: if the ruse is discovered, it's certain death; and if John Bonforte, the politician, is not found, he will have to play the role for the rest of his life!
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   factions fight within govt for control    -   election campaign Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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