An Abundance of Katherines is a young adult novel by John Green. Released download an abundance of katherines pdf 2006, it was a finalist for the Michael L.
The novel includes an appendix by Daniel Biss, a close friend to Green, explaining some of the more complex equations the main character, Colin, uses. Colin Singleton, a child prodigy, fears he will not maintain his genius as an adult.
Over the span of his life, Colin has dated nineteen girls named Katherine, all spelled in that manner. After being dumped by his girlfriend, Katherine XIX, Colin is longing to feel whole, and longing to matter. He hopes to become a genius by having a “eureka” moment. After graduating from high school, and before college, Colin’s best and only friend, Hassan Harbish, convinces him to go on a road trip to take his mind off the breakup.