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Mark Spragg
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Mark Spragg is the author of Where Rivers Change Direction, a memoir that won the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers award, and the novels The Fruit of Stone and An Unfinished Life, which was chosen by the Rocky Mountain News as the Best Book of 2004. All three were top-ten Book Sense selections and have been translated into fifteen languages. He lives with his wife, Virginia, in Wyoming.

Mark Spragg is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com)

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Bone Fire
A novel
Written by Mark Spragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $15.00

At eighty, Einar Gilkyson has lost his share of loved ones, but still finds his house full. His granddaughter, Griff, has dropped out of college to look after him, and his long-absent sister has returned home from Chicago. But Ishawooa, Wyoming is far from bucolic, and troubles begin to boil when... Read more >
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Bone Fire

Written by Mark Spragg


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Fruit of Stone

Written by Mark Spragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mark Spragg’s first novel is the story of the lifelong friendship between two Wyoming ranchers, McEban and Bennett, and their love for the same woman—Gretchen Simpson, Bennett’s wife. When she leaves them both for a new life, the two men follow her on a journey across the American West, testing the... Read more >
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The Fruit of Stone

Written by Mark Spragg


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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An Unfinished Life

Written by Mark Spragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $15.00

In an extraordinary tale of love and forgiveness, Mark Spragg brings us this novel of a complex, prodigal homecoming.

After escaping the last of a long string of abusive boyfriends, Jean Gilkyson and her ten-year-old daughter Griff have nowhere left to go. Nowhere except Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's estranged father-in-law, Einar... Read more >
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An Unfinished Life

Written by Mark Spragg


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 31, 2004
Price: $11.99

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