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The Resource The Martian, a novel by Andy Weir

The Martian, a novel by Andy Weir

Label
The Martian
Title
The Martian
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Andy Weir
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Six days ago astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now he's sure he'll be the forst person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead. Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he is still alive. Armed with nothng but his ingenuity, his engineering skills-and a gallows sense of humor that proves to be his greatest source of strength-Mark embarks on a dogged quest ot stay alive
Summary
Stranded on Mars by a duststorm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Mark Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges that test his ingenuity in unique ways
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2015.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Debut, 2015.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • RUSA Reading List, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262511
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weir, Andy
Dewey number
813.7
Index
no index present
Intended audience
HL 680
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weir, Andy
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronauts
  • Survival
  • Mars (Planet)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Martian, a novel by Andy Weir
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20369709
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9780553418026
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The Martian, a novel by Andy Weir
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20369709
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
381 pages
Isbn
9780553418026
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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