SPARKS, Nicholas. American, b. 1965. Genres: Novels. Career: Writer. Also worked as real-estate appraiser, waiter, buyer and restorer of homes, business owner, and pharmaceutical company representative. Publications: NOVELS: (with B. Mills) Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self- Understanding, 1990; The Notebook, 1996; Message in a Bottle, 1998; A Walk to Remember, 1999; The Rescue, 2000; A Bend in the Road, 2001; Nights in Rodanthe, 2002; The Guardian, 2003; The Wedding, 2003. Address: c/o Theresa Park, Sanford Greenburger Associates, 55 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.