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Mark Spragg - 1974


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native Mark Spragg grew up working on Wyoming's oldest dude ranch just east of Yellowstone National Park. His memoir, Where Rivers Change Direction, won the Mountains & Plains Book Award for nonfiction in 2000. His novel, An Unfinished Life, was made into a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Jennifer Lopez in 2005. Spragg also wrote the screenplay.

Spragg resides in Cody, Wyoming. For more information on Mark Spragg, click here.

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Mark Spragg is the author of multiple books and the screen play for his book An Unfinished Life.

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