A mission to Mars.
A freak accident.
One man's struggle to survive.
When a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, completely alone.
Armed with nothing 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 to stay alive. But will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the mpossible odds against him?
'Brilliant' - Wall Street Journal
'Riveting... Cast Away meets Apollo 13' - Entertainment Weekly
'Hugely entertaining' - Chicago Tribune
'One of the best thrillers I've read in years' - Douglas Preston
'Utterly nail-biting and memorable' - Financial Times
'Terrific' - USA Today