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Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

Original post made on Mar 12, 2014

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies all go into his work. But Weir is not literally sending a man to Mars, he is a novelist doing research for his recently published first book, a sci-fi thriller called "The Martian."

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Posted by Martin Omander
a resident of Rex Manor
on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm

I had no idea Andy Weir is from Mountain View! The book is great if you love realistic sci-fi. I listened to the audiobook, which had an amazing voice actor. Highly recommended book!


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