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The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

—Muhammad Ali
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Call Me Joe

(1957)
Author: Jack Williamson
Publisher: Avon Books
Pages: 0
Personal Rating: 7/10
Amazon: 4.5/5
Goodreads: 4/5
Bindings:Compilation
Found in:The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume II A [1974]
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century [2001]
Classifications:SciFi
Synopsis:
The plot involves an attempt to explore the surface of the planet Jupiter using remote-controlled artificial life-forms. It focuses on the feelings of a disabled man who operates an artificial body.
Reaction:
An interesting concept and a fascinating execution.
Trivia:
There's a lot of similarity between key elements of this story and the 2009 movie Avatar by James Cameron.