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ANDY WEIR'S THE MARTIAN begins when astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded on Mars after an accident with an antenna caused his fellow crew to believe he had died, and they left Mars not knowing that he was still alive. The accident caused his bio-monitor computer to break, and he is left with only The Hab, hydrazine, a generator, and potatoes to keep him alive. Watney, described as a "competent man," is not the type of person to give up so easily, however. He quickly finds a way to grow potatoes in The Hab using hydrazine to create water. Eventually, NASA realizes that Watney is still alive after seeing pictures of him on Mars. They scramble to find a way to safely return Watney home...
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to..
Create Hours of Conversation:
• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before
Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Martian. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.