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See Article History Alternative Title: Sparks grew up mainly in north-central California, where his family moved when he was eight. He attended the University of Notre Dame on a track scholarship, but an injury ended his budding athletic career and induced him to write his first unpublished novel.
He graduated with a major in business and held a variety of jobs, including pharmaceutical salesman. In the early s he and his wife settled in New BernNorth Carolinawhich later provided a setting for his novels.
While working his day job, Sparks continued to write. He began a collaboration with former Olympic runner Billy Mills on Wokini: The book, which was inspired by a Native American legendwas published in Determined to become a professional writer, Sparks spent several months working on The Notebook, his first published novel, which hit The New York Times best-seller list immediately after it reached the public in By the time the film adaptation was released inSparks had published seven more novels, two of which, Message in a Bottle and A Walk to Rememberhad already arrived in cinemas, in andrespectively.
In he released the novel See Me, about a pair of lovers with troubled pasts. Later works included Two by Two That was also evident in his only nonfiction work, Three Weeks with My Brotherin which he and his brother, Micah, shared their own emotional responses to the deaths of their parents and sister.
Sparks, a devout Roman Catholicdevoted much of his time and literary profits to writing programs at Notre Dame and to charitable causes, most notably the Nicholas Sparks Foundation, which he and his wife established in Nicholas Sparks is one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.
All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over million copies sold worldwide, in more than 50 languages, including over 75 million copies in the United States alone..
Sparks wrote one of his best-known stories, The Notebook, over a period of six months at age It was published in and he followed /5(K).
With over million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include fifteen #1 New York Times bestsellers, and all of his books, including Three Weeks with My Brother, the memoir he wrote with his brother, Micah, have been New York Times and international bestsellers, and were translated into more than fifty languages.
William Shakespeare () Nationality: English Known for: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear Shakespeare, known as the “Bard of Avon,” is one of the best known English writers in history. He is credited with writing nearly 40 plays, more than sonnets, and several poems. Random Trivia. What ocean is the second largest ocean in the world? Pacific; If you’re in England and someone says they need to get petrol, what do they need to get? Nicholas Sparks is an American screenwriter and novelist, born on 31st December to Patrick Michael Sparks and Jill Emma Marie. He was the middle of three children. He was raised as a Catholic and he still follows the Catholic faith.
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The official website of Nicholas Sparks, American novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has seventeen published novels as of September plus one non-fiction.
Eight have been adapted to films, including: Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John, The Last Song, The Lucky One, Safe Haven, and most recently The Longest Ride.
One of the most precious skills any author can have is an inimitable command over the genre he/she chooses to specialize in. Those who steered their careers towards the romance genre have had a tough time to rise above the cliché love stories and create pulse pounding romance works that live to this day.
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