ANDY WEIR was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since. He is also a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects like relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. The Martian is his first novel.
Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books On Sale: October 28, 2014 Price: $15.00
A 2014 School Library Journal "Best Adult Book 4 Teens" The Martian, by debut science fiction novelist Andy Weir, is a survival story about an astronaut who gets left behind on the red planet when his crew believes him to be dead.
After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to...
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