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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Works: 1,101 works in 4,884 publications in 36 languages and 60,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Domestic fiction  Superhero films  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, Narrator, Actor, Contributor, Composer, Adapter, Recipient
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mario Puzo
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Most widely held works by Mario Puzo
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

406 editions published between 1969 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 6,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

178 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 24 languages and held by 3,926 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 )

195 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 19 languages and held by 3,805 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 )

70 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,184 WorldCat member 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 family : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

88 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,893 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 )

95 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

186 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 16 languages and held by 2,470 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
Fools die : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

116 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,421 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 godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

155 editions published between 1972 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the beginning of the three-film saga of the Corleone crime family, portraying patriarch Vito's immigration to America and rise to power, and balancing the story between the Corleones' family life and the crime business in which they are engaged
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,776 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 )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,674 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
Mario Puzo's The godfather( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,558 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 godfather's revenge by Mark Winegardner( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 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 )

92 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

77 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,224 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
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

87 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
Superman II by Richard Lester( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,099 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
Superman, the movie by Richard Donner( Visual )

69 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Krypton is doomed and Jor-El sends his infant son to refuge on a distant planet where he develops superhuman powers that he must hide from the mortals around him
The family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 848 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 Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 767 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Godfather
OmertaThe Sicilian : a novelThe last donThe family : a novelThe fourth K : a novelThe fortunate pilgrimFools die : a novelThe godfather
Alternative Names

controlled identityCleri, Mario, 1920-1999

Cleri, Mario.

Cleri, Mario 1920-1999

Mario Pjuzo

Mario Puzo Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

Mario Puzo americký spisovateľ a filmový scenárista

Mario Puzo Amerikaans auteur

Mario Puzo écrivain américain

Mario Puzo escriptor estatunidenc

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Mario Pyuzo

Marius Puzo

Pʹi︠u︡zo, Mario 1920-1999

Pjuzas M.

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Pʹjuzo, M. 1920-1999

Pʹjuzo, Mario 1920-1999

Puco, Mário, 1920-1999

Puzo M.

Puzo M. 1920-1999

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Puzo, Mário 1920-1999

Puzo, Mario Gianluigi, 1920-1999

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Маріо П'юзо американський письменник

Пьюзо М.

Пьюзо М. 1920-1999

Пьюзо Марио

Пьюзо, Марио 1920-1999

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