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Nicholas Sparks. Important Facts about Sparks. Date of birth: December 31, 1965 Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska

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Nicholas sparks

Nicholas Sparks


Important facts about sparks

Important Facts about Sparks

  • Date of birth: December 31, 1965

  • Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska

  • Family Life: Sparks is married to Cathy Sparks, he is the father of five children: Miles, Ryan, Landon, Lexie, and Savannah, his siblings are Michael Earl Sparks and Danielle Sparks Lewis, his dad is Patrick Michael Sparks and his mom is Jill Emma Marie Thoene

  • Education: 1984- Bella Vista High School

    1988- University of Notre Dame


Childhood

Childhood

  • Nicholas was the second of three children.

  • Spent a lot of time moving with his family while his dad finished college

  • They were very poor

  • He graduated his high school as valedictorian

  • got a full track scholarship to Notre Dame, where at the end of track season he got an achilles tendon injury, which he then started writing his first book while he was sitting out injured


Why how sparks became an author

Why/How Sparks became an author

  • In his first year at Notre Dame he got an achilles injury at the end of the track season. While he was injured he started to write, which soon turned into more than one book. He states "I enjoy, and have always enjoyed, reading, and my ability to write and interest in a writing career grew out of that." He also says "I don't live to write, I write to live."


Facts

Facts

  • Sparks wrote two books before the Notebook, but he will never publish them

  • 8 of his books have been turned into movies

  • he has 18 books total

  • The Best of Me comes out October 17, 2014

  • The Longest Ride comes out in February of 2015


List of nicholas sparks books

List of Nicholas Sparks' books

-The Notebook

-A Walk to Remember

-Message in a Bottle

-The Rescue

-A Bend in the Road

-Nights in Rodanthe

-The Guardian

-The Wedding

-Three Weeks with my Brother

-True Believer

-At First Sight

-Dear John

-The Choice

-The Lucky One

-The Last Song

-Safe Haven

-The Best of Me

-The Longest Ride


Common themes

Common Themes

- Love

- Romance

- Death

-Fate

-Persistance

-Determination

-Sacrifice


Works cited

Works Cited

  • "5 Nicholas Sparks Books That Should Be Adapted to Film." Examiner.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2014.

  • "Black Mountain News: Best-selling Author Nicholas Sparks Focuses Book, Movie on Black Mountain College." Ashvegas RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2014.

  • "Frequently Asked Questions." Nicholas Sparks FAQS. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2014.

  • "Nicholas Sparks." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2014


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Works Cited cont.

  • -"The Best of Me." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Dear John." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"The Last Song." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"The Longest Ride." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"The Lucky One." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Message in a Bottle." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks A Bend in the Road." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks At First Sight." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks The Choice." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks The Guardian." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks The Rescue." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks The Wedding." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nicholas Sparks True Believer." Nicholas Sparks. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Nights in Rodanthe." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"The Notebook." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Robot Check." Robot Check. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"Safe Haven." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.-"A Walk to Remember." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014.


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