A Man With A Faded, Well Worn Notebook Open In His Lap A Woman Experiencing A Morning Ritual She Doesn T Understand Until He Begins To Read To Her An Achingly Tender Story About The Enduring Power Of LoveA Man With A Faded, Well Worn Notebook Open In His Lap A Woman Experiencing A Morning Ritual She Doesn T Understand Until He Begins To Read To Her The Notebook Is An Achingly Tender Story About The Enduring Power Of Love, A Story Of Miracles That Will Stay With You Forever Set Amid The Austere Beauty Of Coastal North Carolina In , The Notebook Begins With The Story Of Noah Calhoun, A Rural Southerner Returned Home From World War II Noah, Thirty One, Is Restoring A Plantation Home To Its Former Glory, And He Is Haunted By Images Of The Beautiful Girl He Met Fourteen Years Earlier, A Girl He Loved Like No Other Unable To Find Her, Yet Unwilling To Forget The Summer They Spent Together, Noah Is Content To Live With Only Memoriesuntil She Unexpectedly Returns To His Town To See Him Once Again Allie Nelson, Twenty Nine, Is Now Engaged To Another Man, But Realizes That The Original Passion She Felt For Noah Has Not Dimmed With The Passage Of Time Still, The Obstacles That Once Ended Their Previous Relationship Remain, And The Gulf Between Their Worlds Is Too Vast To Ignore With Her Impending Marriage Only Weeks Away, Allie Is Forced To Confront Her Hopes And Dreams For The Future, A Future That Only She Can Shape Like A Puzzle Within A Puzzle, The Story Of Noah And Allie Is Just The Beginning As It Unfolds, Their Tale Miraculously Becomes Something Different, With Much Higher Stakes The Result Is A Deeply Moving Portrait Of Love Itself, The Tender Moments And The Fundamental Changes That Affect Us All Shining With A Beauty That Is Rarely Found In Current Literature, The Notebook Establishes Nicholas Sparks As A Classic Storyteller With A Unique Insight Into The Only Emotion That Really Matters I Am Nothing Special, Of This I Am Sure I Am A Common Man With Common Thoughts And I Ve Led A Common Life There Are No Monuments Dedicated To Me And My Name Will Soon Be Forgotten, But I Ve Loved Another With All My Heart And Soul, And To Me, This Has Always Been Enough And So Begins One Of The Most Poignant And Compelling Love Stories You Will Ever ReadThe Notebook
Nicholas Sparks is one of the world s most beloved storytellers All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 105 million copies sold worldwide, inthan 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 28 It was published in 1996 and he followed with the novels 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 , True Believer 2005 and its sequel, At First Sight 2005 , Dear John 2006 , The Choice 2007 , The Lucky One 2008 , The Last Song 2009 , Safe Haven 2010 , The Best of Me 2011 , The Longest Ride 2013 , See Me 2015 , Two by Two 2016 and Every Breath 2018 as well as the 2004 non fiction memoir Three Weeks With My Brother, co written with his brother Micah His twenty first novel, The Return, will be published on September 29, 2020.Film adaptations of Nicholas Sparks novels, including The Choice, The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven on all of which he served as a producer , The Lucky One, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember,The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John and The Last Song, have had a cumulative worldwide gross of over three quarters of a billion dollarsThe Notebook is also being adapted into a musical, featuring music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson Sparks lives in North Carolina He contributes to a variety of local and national charities, and is a major contributor to the Creative Writing Program MFA at the University of Notre Dame, where he provides scholarships, internships, and a fellowship annually He co founded The Epiphany School in New Bern, North Carolina in 2006 As a former full scholarship athlete he still holds a track and field record at the University of Notre Dame he also spent four years coaching track and field athletes at the local public high school In 2009, the team he coached at New Bern High School set a World Junior Indoor Record in the 4x400 meter, in New York The record still stands The Nicholas Sparks Foundation, a 501 c 3 nonprofit committed to improving cultural and international understanding through global education experiences for students of all ages was launched in 2011 Between the foundation, and the personal gifts of the Sparks family,than 15 million dollars have been distributed to deserving charities, scholarship programs, and projects Because the Sparks family covers all operational expenses of the foundation, 100% of donations are devoted to programs.
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- The Notebook
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- 14 October 2019 Nicholas Sparks