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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Overview
Works: 645 works in 3,620 publications in 39 languages and 62,209 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction, American  Biography  Suspense fiction  History  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Other, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
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The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )
615 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 38 languages and held by 7,172 libraries worldwide
Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corteleone and his underworld domain
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Book )
137 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 4,295 libraries worldwide
When Don Raymonde Aprile, an old-school Mafia leader who has retired, is killed, it is not his children, who were kept strictly away from their father's business, who seek to avenge him, but his Sicilian-born ward, Astorre, the son of an even greater Mafia chieftain
The Sicilian : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,732 libraries worldwide
After his three-year exile in Sicily, Michael Corleone is charged to return to America with Salvatore Giuliano, a young Sicilian bandit whose activities have angered the head of the Sicilian Mafia
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( visu )
171 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,519 libraries worldwide
Two decades have passed and crime kingpin Michael Corleone has nearly succeeded in keeping his promise that his family would one day be legit. A philanthropist devoted to public service, Michael is to receive a special award from the Pope for his good works. Determined to buy redemption, Michael and his lawyer B.J. are working on a complicated but legal deal to bail the Vatican out of looming financial troubles. However, trouble looms in the form of mob underling Joey Zaza, who is muscling into the Corleone turf. "The Commission" of Mafia families, represented by patriarch Altobello doesn't want to let Corleone out of the Mafia. Not to mention Vincent Mancini, the illegitimate and equally temperamental son of Michael's long-dead brother Sonny. Vincent desperately wants into the family, and at the urging of Connie, Michael welcomes the young man and allows him to adopt the Corleone name. However, a flirtatious attraction between Vincent and Michael's naïve daughter Mary develops, and threatens to become a full-fledged romance and undo the godfather's future plans
The last don by Mario Puzo( Book )
51 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,432 libraries worldwide
The Mafia moves into the world of films. The protagonist is Dominico Clericuzio, an aging mobster involved in gambling. He decides to extend his empire into Hollywood to provide a more secure future for his family. By the author of The Godfather
The fourth K : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )
56 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,206 libraries worldwide
When a terrorist targets his daughter, President Francis Xavier Kennedy responds with bloody decision
The family : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )
47 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 3,076 libraries worldwide
Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, and his children are at the center of the passions and intrigue that swirls around fifteenth-century Rome
Fools die : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,569 libraries worldwide
Merlyn, a famous writer, is addicted to Las Vegas Casinos and the delights of Hollywood
The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,515 libraries worldwide
Beginning in 1955, when Puzo's novel ends, Mark Winegardner fills the gaps in the saga of the Corleone family
The fortunate pilgrim by Mario Puzo( Book )
62 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,447 libraries worldwide
Lucia Santa, an Italian immigrant living in Hell's Kitchen, struggles to keep her family together as the new country draws her children down different paths
Superman by Richard Donner( visu )
75 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,383 libraries worldwide
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault
The godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,636 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 )
55 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 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
The family by Mario Puzo( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
"In the 15th century, the Vatican is corrupt, secretive, and political. Rodrigo Borgia, who becomes Pope Alexander VI through sheer bribery, stands at its center. A worldly pope, his lustful appetites are matched only by his love for his children, sons and daughters including the beautiful Lucrezia and the handsome warrior Ceasare."--P. [4] of cover
Superman II by Richard Lester( visu )
35 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villains whose powers rival Superman's own
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 908 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 )
35 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 868 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
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 848 libraries worldwide
When Don Raymonde Aprile, an old-school Mafia leader who has retired, is killed, it is not his children, who were kept strictly away from their father's business, who seek to avenge him, but his Sicilian-born ward, Astorre, the son of an even greater Mafia chieftain
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Francis Ford Coppala's recreation of the passion and violence of the "jazz age" through the character of a trumpet player, Dixie Dwyer. Dwyer (Gere) was one of the few men who could walk the violent line between music and the mob. Then one night, in the Cotton Club, he discovers Vera Cicero (Lane) and suddenly his life becomes even hotter than his music
The dark arena by Mario Puzo( Book )
43 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
"After coming home at the end of World War II, Walter Mosca finds himself too restless for his civilian role in America. So he returns to Germany to find the woman he had once loved?and to start some kind of life in a vanquished country. But ahead of Walter stretches a dark landscape of defeat and intrigue, as he succumbs to the corrupting influences of a malevolent time. Now he enters a different kind of war, one in which he must make a fateful decision?between love and ambition, passion and greed, life and death. ..."--Publisher's website
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Cleri, Mario, 1920-1999

Cleri, Mario.
Cleri, Mario 1920-1999
Pʹi︠u︡zo, Mario 1920-1999
Pʹjuzo, Mario 1920-1999
Puco, Mario, 1920-1999
Puzo, Mário
Puzo, Mario̕ 1920-1999
Пьюзо, Марио, 1920-1999
プーズォ, マリオ
プーヅォ
Languages
English (1,073)
Spanish (120)
German (110)
French (62)
Italian (52)
Polish (39)
Chinese (22)
Dutch (20)
Czech (18)
Russian (17)
Danish (16)
Portuguese (14)
Slovenian (12)
Swedish (11)
Japanese (8)
Croatian (8)
Romanian (7)
Indonesian (6)
Finnish (6)
Serbian (6)
Turkish (5)
Hindi (5)
Hungarian (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Catalan (3)
Korean (3)
Panjabi (3)
Urdu (3)
Thai (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Slovak (2)
Arabic (1)
Amharic (1)
Armenian (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Persian (1)
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Multiple languages (1)
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