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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Works: 804 works in 4,278 publications in 38 languages and 60,986 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Crime films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Other, Actor, Contributor, Composer, Recipient
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Mario Puzo
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Most widely held works by Mario Puzo
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

576 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 28 languages and held by 6,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corleone and his underworld domain
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

234 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,367 WorldCat member 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
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Book )

166 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 3,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final installment in the Mafia saga about power and morality in America
The Sicilian : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

175 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 3,832 WorldCat member 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 last don by Mario Puzo( Book )

122 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario Puzo is back with a vengeance in his best book since The Godfather, a violent and darkly humorous saga of the last great American crime family and its reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas. The last don is Domenico Clericuzio, a ferocious old man who is determined to secure his family's future in an era of legalized gambling, motion picture investments, and the threat of government informers
The family : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

72 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,897 WorldCat member 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
The fourth K : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

112 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist targets his daughter, President Francis Xavier Kennedy responds with bloody decision
Fools die : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

136 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His talent for writing saves Merlyn from a life behind bars, and opens the doors of New York and Hollywood to the young man
The fortunate pilgrim by Mario Puzo( Book )

175 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucia Santa came to New York from the mountain farms of Italy because she knew there had to be a better life. But what she finds in the streets of Hell's Kitchen is a life to break a strong woman's heart. Two tragic marriages, six children to support by herself, a fiery-hearted daughter who insists on living and loving as an American, an oldest son who gets involved with the Mafia. And through it all, Lucia Santa - wife, widow, mother, grandmothers - endures as a woman of incomparable dignity, courage, and passion
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

91 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member 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
The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Serbian and held by 2,341 WorldCat member 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 godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this third and concluding novel in the saga that began with Mario Puzo's The godfather, the lives of five powerful men--crime boss Michael Corleone, former caporegime Nick Geraci, U.S. Attorney General Daniel Brendan Shea, the capo of the New Orleans syndicate Carlo Tramonti, and the Irish consigliere Tom Hagen--collide, culminating in a tragedy of historic proportions
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

49 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member 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 by Mario Puzo( Recording )

69 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member 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, bookmarking, and unions. His influence runs through all levels of American society, from the cop on the beat to the nation's mighty
Superman II by Richard Lester( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villains whose powers rival Superman's own
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel, two stories are told: the roots and rise of a young Don Vito and the ascension of Michael as the new Don
The family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member 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."--Page [4] of cover.--
El padrino by Mario Puzo( Book )

144 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inside look at the operations of the Cosa Nostra focuses on Mafia leader Vito Corleone, his family, and his underworld domain
The dark arena by Mario Puzo( Book )

89 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member 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. . . . " -- from publisher's website
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member 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
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.05 for The Godfat ... to 0.94 for Die Welt d ...)

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controlled identityCleri, Mario, 1920-1999

Cleri, Mario.

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Mario Pjuzo

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Puco, Mario, 1920-1999

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Пьюзо, Марио

Пьюзо, Марио 1920-1999

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Mario Puzo's The godfatherOmertaThe Sicilian : a novelThe last donThe family : a novelThe fourth K : a novelFools die : a novelThe fortunate pilgrim