The Martian (The Martian #1) – book summaries

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The Martian (The Martian #1) is written by Andy Weir, Published February 11th 2014 by Crown (first published September 27th 2012). ISBN 0804139024 (ISBN13: 9780804139021 ), Literary Awards John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominee for Best Novel (2015), Audie Award for Science Fiction (2015), ALA Alex Award (2015), 本屋大賞 Nominee for Translated Fiction (2015), Goodreads Choice Award for Science Fiction & Nominee for Debut Goodreads Author (2014) …more Green Mountain Book Award Nominee (2016), Seiun Award 星雲賞 for Best Foreign Novel (2015) …less

Synopsis ebook The Martian (The Martian #1), We get this copy from goodreads.com:

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 could arrive.

Chances are, though, he won’t have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old “human error” are much more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn’t ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills — and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit — he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?

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