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The Martian

by Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
Publish Date
2014
October 28
Goodreads rating
4.4
ISBN
9780553418026
Tags
science-fictionfiction
Recommendations
5
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Jul 07, 2015
Andy Weir's masterpiece! Jealous of Matt Damon! First in line for the movie? Me! Hanx     source
Sep 09, 2016
If I was really stranded on a desert island, this novel would be good to have. The movie is also good, but the book would help to pass more time. Both make surviving on a desert island seem like a walk in the park. What’s great about this adventure — which I find rare in pop culture — is the celebration of the mind, invention and science.     source
Feb 18, 2019
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Jul 19, 2019
@acgleva The book was great.     source