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Corleone family (Fictitious characters)

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Works: 88 works in 474 publications in 18 languages and 24,672 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film noir 
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
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    The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )
    83 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 4,938 libraries worldwide
    Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corteleone and his underworld domain
    Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    96 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,089 libraries worldwide
    It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family
    The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )
    19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,421 libraries worldwide
    A sequel to Mario Puzo's novel, "The Godfather," continues the saga of the Corleone family, beginning in 1955 and recounting the events that occurred between the end of the original novel and the episodes chronicled in Coppola's movie sequels
    The family Corleone by Edward Falco( Book )
    28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,186 libraries worldwide
    New York, 1933. The crime families have prospered in the Depression, but with the coming end of Prohibition a battle is looming ... one which will determine which organizations will rise, and which will face a violent end. Vito Corleone pushes his oldest child, teenaged Sonny, to be a businessman. But Sonny-- impatient and reckless-- wants to become a part of the real family business
    The godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )
    16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,742 libraries worldwide
    In the final installment of the saga of the Corleone crime family, New Orleans under-boss Carlo Tramonti is deported to Colombia and turns dangerously vengeful, triggering a series of events that change the course of American history
    The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    22 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
    In the final installment of the epic Corleone trilogy, Al Pacino reprises his role as powerful family leader Michael Corleone. Now in his 60's, Michael is consumed with guilt for his past deeds while he plans his family's re-emergence as a completely legitimate corporation
    The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    25 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
    Portrays the maintenance of the Corleone family by the aging Michael and its founding by young Vito. Includes fully restored film and the original and provocative director's commentary
    The godfather by Mario Puzo( Sound Recording )
    34 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
    The leader, Vito Corleone, is the Godfather. He is a benevolent dispot who stops at nothing to gain and hold power. His command post is a fortress on Long Island from which he presides over a vast underground empire that includes the rackets, gambling, bookmaking, and unions
    The family Corleone by Edward Falco( Sound Recording )
    9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
    For Vito Corleone, nothing is more important than his family's future. He worries most about his eldest son, who wants to follow in his father's footsteps and become a part of the family business. A prequel to 'The godfather, ' 'The family Corleone' is an exhilarating and profound novel of tradition and violence, of loyalty and betrayal, and will appeal to the legions of fans who can never get enough of 'The godfather, ' as well as introduce it to a whole new generation
    The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Sound Recording )
    14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
    Beginning in 1955, when Puzo's novel ends, Mark Winegardner fills the gaps in the saga of the Corleone family
    The godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Sound Recording )
    16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 libraries worldwide
    New Orleans underboss Carlo Tramonti, one of Michael Corleone's underlings, is deported to Colombia by order of the attorney general, brother of the President. He sneaks back to retaliate and ends up changing the course of U.S. politics
    Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather trilogy ( Book )
    3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
    "The films that make up The Godfather trilogy are among the most acclaimed works of American cinema. Taken together, they provide a perspective on almost a century of American life and culture as refracted through the conventions of the crime genre. Five original chapters illuminate the form and significance of Coppola's achievement. Together they demonstrate the complex ways that cinema aesthetics, cultural ideologies, creative personalities, and the circumstances of the American studio system came together to produce an epic vision of an American criminal dynasty."--Jacket
    The Godfather and American culture : how the Corleones became "Our Gang" by Christian K Messenger( Book )
    7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
    The Godfather companion : everything you ever wanted to know about all three Godfather films by Peter Biskind( Book )
    3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
    The Godfather : 3-movie collection ( visu )
    2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
    Part I: "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a New York mafia 'family.' His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Not given a choice, the business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but gives in to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. A clash of old world values and the new ways will exact a terrible price, especially from Michael. Part II: Continues the saga of the Corleone family, tracing the rise of Don Vito as a young man in Italy, and that of Michael as the new Don, reigning from his Lake Tahoe estate. Part III: In the final instalment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protoge's love affair with his daughter
    The godfather by Chris Rice( Book )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
    Don Corleone is the Godfather, head of one of the richest families in New York and a gangster. His favourite son Michael is a lawyer who wants to lead a quiet life, but when Don Corleone is nearly killed by a rival Mafia family, Michael is soon drawn into the "family business". Includes activities
    Mario Puzo's The Godfather ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
    Francis Ford Coppola continues his epic Godfather trilogy with this saga of two generations of power within the Corleone family. Coppola, working once again with the author Mario Puzo, crafts two interwoven stories that work as both prequel and sequel to the original
    The Godfather movies : a pictorial history by Gerald Gardner( Book )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
    The Godfather ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
    Featuring the original provocative bonus materials plus the all-new supplements created exclusively for the Coppola restoration
    The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    6 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 32 libraries worldwide
    Coppola paints a chilling portrait of a Sicilian family's rise and fall from power in America, and the passage of rites from father to son. He masterfully balances the story between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
 
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