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Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

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Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

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Join fellow readers and our Marathon City staff for a discussion of Andy Weir's interstellar thriller The Martian!

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. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet.

Open to the public, no registration required. Call the Marathon City Branch at 715-443-2775 for more information.

  • Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir
    📅 Mon., 9/12/22, 5:456:45 p.m. CDT @ MCPL Marathon City [Public Area (level 1)]

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Join fellow readers and our Marathon City staff for a discussion of Andy Weir's interstellar thriller The Martian! 🖶

Staff Reviews

"The Martian" by Andy Weir

★★★★★ I just had to write a quick review of “The Martian” by Andy Weir after recently seeing that they have made it into a movie to be released soon!  The book has everything that a science fiction reader could ask for. It’s a story of a man getting stranded on Mars, which we all know is not a very human friendly place to be. He must survive for a long period of time until the next ship can come back to get him. But wait, they think he is dead, so they are not looking for him! So first he has to let them know he is alive, and then try to... (read more)

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