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Spragg, Mark 1952-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 164 publications in 11 languages and 8,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Biography  Pictorial works  Folklore  Poetry  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3619.P73, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mark Spragg
Publications by Mark Spragg
Most widely held works about Mark Spragg
 
Most widely held works by Mark Spragg
An unfinished life : a novel by Mark Spragg( Book )
41 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,224 libraries worldwide
Jean Gilkyson is floundering in a trailer house in Iowa with yet another boyfriend when she realizes this kind of life has got to stop, especially for the sake of her daughter, Griff. But the only place they can run to is Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's loved ones are dead and her father-in-law, the only person who could take them in, wishes that she was too. Einar Gilkyson has blamed her for the accident that took his son's life, and he has chosen to go on living himself because his oldest friend couldn't otherwise survive. They've been bound together like brothers since the Korean War and now face old age on a faltering ranch
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( visu )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
Einar is a rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Bone fire by Mark Spragg( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of Ishawooa, Wyoming have enough to contend with on a daily basis, from runaway children to Lou Gehrig's disease, even before a teenager is found dead in a meth lab and motorcycle rallies and rodeos fill the tiny local jail
The fruit of stone by Mark Spragg( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of two lifelong friends who love the same woman, and the journey that will take them through the West and into the heart of their relationship
Bone fire by Mark Spragg( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Crane Carlson finds a kid not yet twenty murdered in a meth lab. His other troubles include a wife who's going off the rails with bourbon and pot, and his own symptoms of the disease that killed his grandfather. Eighty year-old Einar Gilkyson's long-absent sister has lately returned home from Chicago after watching her soul mate die. His granddaughter, Griff, has dropped out of college to look after him, though Einar would rather she continue with her studies and her boyfriend, Paul. Completing this extended family are Barnum McEban and his ward, Kenneth, a ten-year-old whose mother, Paul's sister is off marketing spiritual enlightenment
An unfinished life by Mark Spragg( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Seeking to escape her brutal boyfriend and hoping to introduce her daughter, Griff, to the grandfather she has never met, widow Jean Gilkyson seeks refuge in her late husband's Wyoming hometown with her estranged father-in-law
The fruit of stone by Mark Spragg( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
All his life, McEban has been in love with Gretchen Reilly, who is married to his best friend and neighboring rancher, Bennett. When Gretchen suddenly leaves Bennett, the two men follow her on a strange, fateful journey across the contemporary West
Thunder of the Mustangs : legend and lore of the wild horses ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Legend and lore of the wild horses.)
Gross anatomy by Videodiscs( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in French and English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
First-year med student, Joe Slovak, enrolls in Gross Anatomy - the toughest course in school. His free-wheeling life style puts him at odds with his demanding professor and creates problems when he falls in love with his no-nonsense lab partner
Ring of fire : writers of the Yellowstone region ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Where rivers change direction by Mark Spragg( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
There's no trace of sentimentality here, just a close look at a rugged childhood and early manhood. Spragg left childhood behind at age 11, when we went to work for his father. One of the strongest chapters details the winter he spent house-sitting in an isolated mountain cabin; it shows just how thin the line between sanity and insanity can become
A novel by Mark Spragg( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Jean Gilkyson is raising her child in an Iowa trailerhouse with a brutal boyfriend - and realises that this can't go on. She decides to move home, but there she must face a father-in-law who wants her dead. She meets a grandfather she'd never known about and claims her new life with hopes of reconciliation
Anatomía a la americana ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Vivencias de un estudiante de primer curso de Medicina, en el que entra en conflicto con compañeros y profesores por su especial forma de entender la vida
Donde los ríos cambian su curso by Mark Spragg( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
An unfinished life special 2-disc collector's edition by Lasse Hallström( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
GROSS ANATOMY ( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gross anatomy : [screenplay] by Ron Nyswaner( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Unfinished life (2005) by Lasse Hallström( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend
An unfinished life / #24 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Kent Haruf papers by Kent Haruf( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Manuscripts, are arranged alphabetically by author's last name, and then by title. Included are notes and drafts of all of Haruf's published novels, as well as one unpublished novel, and several short stories and essays. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author's last name, then chronologically. There is extensive correspondence with Haruf's agents at Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., and later, Nancy Stauffer Associates, as well as publisher Alfred A. Knopf and editor Gary Fisketjon. Additionally, there is a variety of correspondence regarding the stage adaptations of Plainsong, Eventide, and Benediction. Other correspondents include Peter T. Brown, Kathy Callaway, Peter Carey, Stuart Dybek, Ron Hansen, Laurie Hendrie, John Irving, Rodney Jones, William Kloefkorn, David Lee, David Milofksy, Annie Proulx, Mary Rowland, Eric Schmiedl and Paul Zarzyski. The ephemera are arranged in the following subseries: photographs, production and publicity, printed materials by and about Haruf, events and awards, miscellaneous, audio-visual, and realia. There is one box of oversize manuscripts and correspondence, three additional boxes of oversize materials, five loose oversize folders, and 5 loose scrapbook albums
 
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Alternative Names
ספראג, מארק 1952-
スプラッグ, マーク
Languages
English (110)
French (17)
Spanish (13)
Italian (4)
Polish (4)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Finnish (2)
Dutch (1)
Turkish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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