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The Martian

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
First Published in 2012
Goodreads rating
4.4
ISBN
9781785034671
Recommendations
12
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Recommendations
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 22, 2014
Finished The Martian by Andy Weir this morning. Can not recommend this book enough. Haven't rooted for a character this way in a long time.      source
Sep 01, 2020
@MommaUnfiltered The Martian. The book was excellent, but the movie elevated it even more.      source
Mar 28, 2014
Am really loving The Martian, by Andy Weir. Such a great book about problem solving. Reminds me of every startup ever. Awesome & fun.      source
Sep 28, 2015
@rgvinoth Geeky, not "worthy": The Martian - great book      source
Feb 18, 2019
Non-work books I've read that I recommend      source
[email protected] Yup. Enjoyed the book. Have to imagine the author is pretty happy with this adaptation. #TheMartian      source
Jul 19, 2019
@acgleva The book was great.      source
Jan 06, 2019
Day 2: I’ve been nominated by @filadin to post covers of 7 books that I love with no explanations or reviews. Each time I post I will ask another to take up the challenge. Today I nominate @PaulHerzog3      source
Feb 20, 2021
@sarcasT0NY Yeah Book is great. Also one of my fav movies. They did a decent job adapting it      source