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10 things you don't know about 'Nights in Rodanthe' author Nicholas Sparks
10 things you don't know about 'Nights in Rodanthe' author Nicholas Sparks

You might think Nicholas Sparks enjoys nothing more than making weepy books for women. Four of his novels -- "Message in a Bottle," "A Walk to Remember," "The Notebook" and now "Nights in Rodanthe" -- have been turned into romantic movies, and his next, "Dear John," about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student (Amanda Seyfried, "Mamma Mia!") while he's home on leave, is no different. But Sparks says he's no fan of schmaltz. Give him Stephen King and a gruseome thriller any day. Here are a few other things you didn't know about the guy who based "The Notebook" on the true story of his...

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