An Abundance of Katherines by John Green audiobook

An Abundance of Katherines

By John Green
Read by Jeff Woodman

Listening Library (Audio) 9780525476887
6.80 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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From the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Michael L. Printz Honor Book Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times Bestseller When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy–loving best friend riding shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl. Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.

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Summary

Summary

From the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
New York Times Bestseller

When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy–loving best friend riding shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl. Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The laugh-out-loud humor ranges from delightfully sophomoric to subtly intellectual. Booklist, starred review
Funny, sweet, and unpredictable. The Minneapolis Star Tribune
Imagine an operating room at the start of a daring but well-rehearsed procedure and you will have something of the atmosphere of “An Abundance of Katherines”: every detail considered, the action unrolling with grace and inevitability. New York Times Book Review
Fully fun, challengingly complex and entirely entertaining. Kirkus, starred review“Laugh-out-loud funny…a coming-of-age American road trip that is at once a satire of and tribute to its many celebrated predecessors.
An ALA Best Book for Young AdultsA Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editors’ ChoiceA Kirkus Best Book of the Year

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Author

Author Bio: John Green

Author Bio: John Green

John Green is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, he is one half of the Vlogbrothers, one of the most popular online video projects in the world.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Humor
Runtime: 6.80
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English