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Name: Nicholas Charles Sparks

Personal Information:
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: December 31, 1965
Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Citizenship: American
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Cathy Cote (m. 1989; div. 2015)
Children: Ryan Cote Sparks
Miles Andrew Cote Sparks
Landon Cote Sparks
Lexie Danielle Cote Sparks
Savannah Marin Cote Sparks

Education
Tertiary Education: University of Notre Dame
 BA in Business Finance
 1988
 w/ honors
 received track and field scholarship

Secondary Education: Bella Vista High School


 1984
 Valedictorian

Employment History
 Novelist
 Screenwriter
 Producer
 Real estate appraiser
 Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
 Dental Supply Company

Books and/ Published Works


 Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self-Understanding
(1990), Nicholas Sparks and Billy Mills.
 The Notebook (October 1996)
 Message in a Bottle (April 1998)
 A Walk to Remember (October 1999)
 The Rescue (September 2000)
 A Bend in the Road (September 2001)
 Nights in Rodanthe (September 2002)
 The Guardian (April 2003)
 The Wedding (September 2003)
 Three Weeks with My Brother (April 2004)
 True Believer (April 2005)
 At First Sight (October 2005)
 Dear John (October 2006)
 The Choice (September 2007)
 The Lucky One (September 2008)
 The Last Song (September 2009)
 Safe Haven (September 2010)
 The Best of Me (October 2011)
 The Longest Ride (September 2013)
 See Me (October 2015)
 Two by Two (October 2016)

Honors and Awards


 Dear John
2009 Iowa High School Book Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
 The Last Song
2009 Goodreads Choice Award -- Chick Lit (Winner)
2012 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
 Two by Two
2016 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2016 RT Book Reviews -- Top Pick (*)
 A Walk to Remember
2003 Iowa High School Book Award -- Young Adult (Winner)
2003 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Winner)