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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Works: 796 works in 4,402 publications in 38 languages and 61,234 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Gangster films  Film adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Crime films  Superhero films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Narrator, Other, Actor, Composer, Interviewee, Recipient, Contributor
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 )

733 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 30 languages and held by 7,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

279 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 5,537 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
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Book )

166 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 3,950 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 )

188 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 3,882 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 )

125 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,455 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 )

115 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,877 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 )

72 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,877 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 )

138 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,592 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 )

202 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 17 languages and held by 2,582 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 )

102 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,460 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 returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Serbian and held by 2,320 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 1,593 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 )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,492 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 )

71 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,250 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 1,206 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 )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 915 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 )

93 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 792 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 Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dixie Dwyer's hands a trumpet became more than a horn and a girl became more than a women. He was the only man who could walk the violent line between music and the mob. Then one night, in the Cotton Club, he discovered Vera Cicero and suddenly his life became even hotter than his music
Omerta by Mario Puzo( Recording )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 696 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 godfather : the Coppola restoration( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See this famously dark, staggeringly beautiful trilogy of films presented by the filmmaker as originally envisioned for the cinema
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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.

Cleri, Mario 1920-1999

Mario Pjuzo

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Mario Puzo pisarz amerykański

Mario Puzo scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

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Mario Pyuzo

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Puco, Mario, 1920-1999

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Марио Пузо

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Пьюзо М. 1920-1999

Пьюзо, Марио

Пьюзо, Марио 1920-1999

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