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Excellent hard SF. “Robinson Crusoe” story but
very plausible. Main character is witty without feeling forced. Focused more on action driven
than inner character development. Protagonist is an astronaut accidentally stranded on
Mars. He must use his wits and whatever the expedition has... Read More »
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 e... Read More »
An action packed tale of a man stranded on Mars. 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.
When a dust storm leaves Mark Watney stranded on Mars with no communication to Earth and limited supplies, he draws on his ingenuity and sense of humor to survive. Those who love well-researched and meticulous details will find much to enjoy here.
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"Hell yeah I'm a botanist1 Fear my botany powers!"
"Remember those old math questions you had in algebra class? Where water is entering a container at a certain rate and leaving it at a different rate and you need to find out when it will be empty? Well, that concept is critical to the 'Mark Watney doesn't' project I'm working on."
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