The Martian

Andy Weir

Six days in the past, astronaut Mark Watney grew to become one of many first humans to stroll on Mars.

Now, he is yes he will be the 1st individual to die there.

After a dirt typhoon approximately kills him and forces his team to evacuate whereas pondering him useless, Mark reveals himself stranded and entirely on my own without method to even sign Earth that he’s alive—and whether he may perhaps get notice out, his provides will be long gone lengthy prior to a rescue may possibly arrive.

Chances are, even though, he wouldn't have time to starve to loss of life. The broken equipment, unforgiving atmosphere, or plain-old "human mistakes" are more likely to kill him first.

But Mark is not able to quit but. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a continuing, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one possible insurmountable challenge after the following. Will his resourcefulness be sufficient to beat the most unlikely odds opposed to him?

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