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The Martian : a novel

Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2014] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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 nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive--and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Weir
ISBN: 9780804139021 0804139024 9780553418026 0553418025 9780091956448 0091956447
OCLC Number: 846889319
Notes: "Originally self-published, in a different form, as an ebook in 2011"--Title page verso.
Description: 369 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Andy Weir.

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I'm stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with Earth. I'm in a Habitat designed to last 31 days. If the Oxygenator breaks down, I'll suffocate. If the Water Reclaimer breaks down, I'll die  Read more...

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