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The Martian : a novel

Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2015] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First movie tie-in mass market editionView all editions and formats
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"When a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, completely alone. Armed with nothing but his ingenuity, his engineering skills--and a gallows sense of humor that proves to be his greatest source of strength--Mark embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive, but will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Weir
ISBN: 9781101905005 110190500X
OCLC Number: 918909125
Notes: "Originally self-published as an ebook in 2011 and subsequently published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Crown Publishers ... and as a trade paperback by Broadway Books ... in 2014"--Title page verso.
This edition does not include "Extra Libris" bonus material that was included in previous editions.
Description: 435 pages : map ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Andy Weir.
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"When a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, completely alone. Armed with nothing but his ingenuity, his engineering skills--and a gallows sense of humor that proves to be his greatest source of strength--Mark embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive, but will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?"--Page 4 of cover.

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