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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Works: 783 works in 4,225 publications in 38 languages and 61,318 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Superhero films  Crime films  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Other, Composer, Contributor, Recipient, Actor
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Mario Puzo
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

713 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 30 languages and held by 7,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corleone and his underworld domain
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Book )

162 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 23 languages and held by 4,026 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 Sicilian : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

184 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,948 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 )

119 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,505 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 fourth K : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

113 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

66 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,927 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
Fools die : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

133 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,636 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 2017 in 17 languages and held by 2,615 WorldCat member 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
The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 2,365 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 by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

152 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history and influence of a U.S. Mafia family. Don Corleone, the family patriarch, tries to ensure that his sons will inherit his position and power over rival Mafioso factions
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

85 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,054 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. 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,625 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 Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

76 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family 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 by Mario Puzo( Visual )

80 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final story of the trilogy, Michael, now in his 60s, is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Recording )

68 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 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 )

52 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwittingly released from Phantom Zone imprisonment, three super-powered Planet Krypton criminals plan to enslave Earth. At the same time, Superman decides to show a more romantic side of himself to Lois Lane
Mario Puzo's The godfather( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,105 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 family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 949 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.--
The dark arena by Mario Puzo( Book )

88 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 809 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 769 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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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.05 for The Godfat ... to 0.94 for Die Welt d ...)

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The godfather
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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, M. 1920-1999

Pʹjuzo, Mario 1920-1999

Puco, Mario, 1920-1999

Puzo M. 1920-1999

Puzo, Mário

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Марио Пузо

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Пьюзо М. 1920-1999

Пьюзо, Марио

Пьюзо, Марио 1920-1999

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OmertaThe Sicilian : a novelThe last donThe fourth K : a novelThe family : a novelFools die : a novelThe fortunate pilgrimThe godfather returns