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Corleone family (Fictitious characters)

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Works: 88 works in 382 publications in 18 languages and 24,180 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Crime films  Gangster films  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Corleone family (Fictitious characters)
    The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )
    62 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 5,131 libraries worldwide
    Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corteleone and his underworld domain
    The Godfather by Mario Puzo( visu )
    55 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,859 libraries worldwide
    In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
    The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )
    19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,599 libraries worldwide
    Beginning in 1955, when Puzo's novel ends, Mark Winegardner fills the gaps in the saga of the Corleone family
    The family Corleone by Edward Falco( Book )
    17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,075 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 and American culture how the Corleones became "Our Gang" by Christian K Messenger( file )
    10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,857 libraries worldwide
    The godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )
    10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,819 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 Mario Puzo( Sound Recording )
    27 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
    The leader, Vito Corleone, is the Godfather. He is a benevolent despot 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. His influence runs through all levels of American society, from the cop on the beat to the nation's mighty
    Mario Puzo's The godfather ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 907 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 by Mario Puzo( visu )
    10 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
    The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family which tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba
    The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Sound Recording )
    11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
    Beginning in 1955, when Puzo's novel ends, Mark Winegardner fills the gaps in the saga of the Corleone family
    The family Corleone by Edward Falco( Sound Recording )
    7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
    A prequel to "The Godfather" continues the saga of the Corleone family during the Great Depression, when Vito hides the truth of his occupation from his children and engages in violent measures to secure his family's fortunes at the end of the Prohibition Era
    The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
    In the final installment 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 protégé's love affair with his daughter
    The godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Sound Recording )
    15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 577 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
    The godfather the Coppola restoration ( visu )
    15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
    See this famously dark, staggeringly beautiful trilogy of films presented by the filmmaker as originally envisioned for the cinema
    Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather trilogy ( Book )
    2 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."--BOOK JACKET
    Mario Puzo's The Godfather, part III by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
    5 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
    Powerful family leader Michael Corleone, now in his 60's, is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor
    The Godfather companion : everything you ever wanted to know about all three Godfather films by Peter Biskind( Book )
    2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
    The godfather, part II by Mario Puzo( visu )
    6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
    The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, revealing the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York, and following a parallel story in which Vito's son, Michael Corleone, attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood, and Cuba in the 1950s
    El Padrino : la venganza by Mark Winegardner( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 101 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
    La familia Corleone by Edward Falco( Book )
    6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 94 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
 
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