This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Back Porch - The setting where all of the action and dialogue takes place.
The Proof - Catherine's mathematical theorem, formerly believed unprovable, though no one believes she wrote it.
Robert's Notebooks - One hundred and thirty objects left behind by the mathematical genius turned madman.
Northwestern - The university Catherine attended until she had to drop out to care for her father.
Hal's Thesis - The reason Hal seeks Robert's guidance, occasioning his first meeting with Catherine.
Hal's Backpack - The article Catherine searches when she is initially suspicious...
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