An Abundance of Katherines is a young adult novel written by John Green in 2006. It was nominated for the Michael L. Printz Award. A few notable facts concerning this book, some of the equations used were created by Daniel Bliss, who is a friend of John. Also, the newest cover of the book is to be designed through a contest involving fans, (aka nerdfighters) organized by Penguin for the ‘An Abundance of Katherine’ novel. Partly because many John Green fans also created covers for another one of his creations, The Faults In Our Stars.
Summary of An Abundance of Katherines Novel
Colin Singleton is the main character, who is a child prodigy in the novel with a somewhat strange preference in the opposite sex. He prefers females by their name, one specific name to be exact, Katherine. But Colin has bad luck with his idea girl and is dumped in abundance; the book starts with his 19th rejection.
Of course, he is somewhat depressed by this, but his friend encourages him to take a road trip. He accepts, and they meet some people during the journey. The purpose of the trip was to take Colin’s mind off of his last dump, but he ends up creating formulas to calculate things such as how long a relationship will last, further relationship possibilities, who will be the dumper or the person to be dumped, etc. The book takes place in the fictional area of Gutshot Tennessee.
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