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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Overview
Works: 614 works in 3,834 publications in 41 languages and 61,464 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Crime films  Superhero films  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Other, Composer, Recipient
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mario Puzo
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

667 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 38 languages and held by 7,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corteleone and his underworld domain
The Sicilian : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

224 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 25 languages and held by 4,193 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
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Book )

151 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 25 languages and held by 4,136 WorldCat member 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 last don by Mario Puzo( Book )

163 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 24 languages and held by 3,721 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 )

128 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 3,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 15th century Rome, Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, was a man whose appetite for power, luxury and women was matched only by his love of family. Surrounding him were his extraordinary children: Jofre, Juan, Lucrezia and Cesare
The fourth K : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

122 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist targets his daughter, President Francis Xavier Kennedy responds with bloody decision
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

122 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
Fools die : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

161 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlyn, a famous writer, is addicted to Las Vegas Casinos and the delights of Hollywood
The fortunate pilgrim by Mario Puzo( Book )

197 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 2,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE FORTUNATE PILGRIM is about the loves, crimes, and struggles in the family of this unforgettable woman. Lucia Stanta has traveled three thousand miles of dark ocean, from the mountain farms of Italy life. Instead she finds herself in Hell's Kitchen, in a bad marriage, raising six children on her own. As Lucia struggles to hold her family together, her daughter confronts the adult world of work and romance while her eldest son is drawn into the mafia. Meanwhile, her youngest son aspires to American pursuits she cannot understand
The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,434 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
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

56 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,827 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's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

59 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,198 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, bookmaking, 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 )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 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 family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,025 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."--P. [4] of cover.--
Mario Puzo's The godfather( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 941 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
The dark arena by Mario Puzo( Book )

126 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 16 languages and held by 927 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. ..."--Publisher's website
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( Visual )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich Upper-Eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCleri, Mario, 1920-1999

Cleri, Mario.

Cleri, Mario 1920-1999

Mario Pjuzo

Mario Puzo Amerikaans auteur

Mario Puzo pisarz amerykański

Mario Puzo scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Mario Puzo US-amerikanischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Mario Pyuzo

Marius Puzo

Pʹi︠u︡zo, Mario 1920-1999

Pʹjuzo, Mario 1920-1999

Puco, Mario, 1920-1999

Puzo M. 1920-1999

Puzo, Mrio

Puzo, Mario̕ 1920-1999

Марио Пузо

Маріо П'юзо

Пьюзо М. 1920-1999

Пьюзо, Марио

Пьюзо, Марио, 1920-1999

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Languages
English (1,091)

Spanish (282)

German (215)

Italian (127)

Polish (124)

French (108)

Russian (77)

Vietnamese (57)

Dutch (54)

Chinese (46)

Czech (37)

Danish (36)

Portuguese (23)

Finnish (20)

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Swedish (18)

Slovenian (18)

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Hungarian (15)

Turkish (14)

Korean (12)

Romanian (12)

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Indonesian (9)

Greek, Modern (8)

Slovak (7)

Hindi (6)

Hebrew (5)

Thai (5)

Urdu (4)

Japanese (3)

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The Sicilian : a novelOmertaThe last donThe family : a novelThe fourth K : a novelThe GodfatherFools die : a novelThe fortunate pilgrim