Title: The Martian
Publisher: Del Rey, London
Publication Date: 2014
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: As new
Signed: signed by author
Edition: First edition....
Book Type: book
Wise-cracking, upbeat, fantastically resourceful but quite thoroughly stranded-on-a-desert-planet Mark Watney, tries to make it home, somehow. Now a major motion picture, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. Book is signed and numbered #897 0f 1000. Like new Size: 6½" - 9½" First printing 0.0 First printing First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273429
Synopsis: 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?
Product Description: I'm stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with Earth. I'm in a Habitat designed to last 31 days. If the Oxygenator breaks down, I'll suffocate. If the Water Reclaimer breaks down, I'll die of thirst. If the Hab breaches, I'll just kind of explode. If none of those things happen, I'll eventually run out of food and starve to death. So yeah. I'm screwed.
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