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Secret life of a townie: Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian is the first published novel by American author Andy Weir. It was originally self-published in 2011 after which Crown Publishing purchased the rights and re-released it in 2014. A science fiction novel, the story follows an American astronaut, Mark Watney, as he becomes stranded alone on Mars and must improvise in order to survive. It has been described as an Apollo 13 meets Cast Away. The Martian, a film adaptation directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, is scheduled for release in November 2015. (I envisioned Jake Gyllenhaal in the title role, but Matt Damon is a great choice, too).
The Martian A Novel by Andy Weir: 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 ...
BOOKS WORTH READING: The Martian by Andy Weir | Astronaut, Mark Watney became the first man to walk on Mars, and tragically, as well as ironically, it appears that he will also be the first man to die on Mars. After a dust storm nearly anniliahted him, he was left behind by his crew and mistaken for dead...He surpasses his obstacles with intelligence, intuition and his engineering skills...The only question that remains is: which will be the obstacle to kill him...READ MORE AT WORDSNQUOTES.COM.
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