[PW] Children's SF book or short story

Anton Sherwood bronto at pobox.com
Wed Nov 18 13:07:30 PST 2015

On 2015-11-17 16:42, Holly Campbell-Polivka wrote:
> The juvenile science fiction book (or short story) begins with a guy
> being interviewed by a computer. He is sent to some sort of desert
> planet or desert world that is inhabited by beings with leather skin.
> It is very hot there, but there is a fruit he can eat that helps him
> tolerate the heat and also makes him be able to go very fast.

> [...] And suggestions I got from another listserv include [...]

No similarity to any part of Jack Vance's /Planet of Adventure/:
it's not a juvenile, there are no computers and (i think) no desert scenes.

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