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Puzo, Mario 1920-1999

Overview
Works: 1,161 works in 5,196 publications in 36 languages and 60,635 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Novels  Gangster fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Crime films  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Other, Narrator, Contributor, Actor, Composer, Adapter, Recipient
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Mario Puzo
 
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The godfather by Mario Puzo( Book )

423 editions published between 1969 and 2019 in 13 languages and held by 6,091 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 )

197 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 25 languages and held by 3,820 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 2019 in 18 languages and held by 3,776 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 3,094 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 )

108 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Francis Xavier Kennedy is elected to office, in large part, thanks to the legacy of his forebears -- good looks, privilege, wealth -- and is the very embodiment of youthful optimism. Too soon, however, he is beaten down by the political process and, disabused of his ideals, he becomes a leader totally unlike what he has been before. When his daughter becomes a pawn in a brutal terrorist plot, Kennedy, who has obsessively kept alive the memory of his uncles' assassinations, activates all his power to retaliate in a series of violent measures. As the explosive events unfold, the world and those closest to him look on with both awe and horror
The family : a novel by Mario Puzo( Book )

88 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,760 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 fortunate pilgrim by Mario Puzo( Book )

172 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 15 languages and held by 2,416 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 )

87 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlyn, a famous writer, is addicted to Las Vegas Casinos and the delights of Hollywood
The godfather returns by Mark Winegardner( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,114 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 )

67 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,017 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 by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

171 editions published between 1972 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,876 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
Mario Puzo's The godfather( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,539 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 )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 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 )

98 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,363 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
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

94 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,235 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
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Recording )

82 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,221 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 )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2017 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
The family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 810 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 )

67 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 779 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
Superman, the movie by Richard Donner( Visual )

78 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The godfather
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OmertaThe Sicilian : a novelThe last donThe fourth K : a novelThe family : a novelThe fortunate pilgrimFools die : a novelThe godfather returns
Alternative Names

controlled identityCleri, Mario, 1920-1999

Cleri, Mario.

Cleri, Mario 1920-1999

Mario Pjuzo

Mario Puzo Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

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Mario Puzo americký spisovateľ a filmový scenárista

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Mario Puzo Amerikalı romancı ve senarist (1920-1999)

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Puzo, Mario Gianluigi, 1920-1999

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Марыа П'юза

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Маріо П'юзо американський письменник

Пьюзо М.

Пьюзо М. 1920-1999

Пьюзо Марио

Пьюзо, Марио 1920-1999

Пьюзо, Марио американский писатель, критик и сценарист

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푸조, 마리오 1920-1999

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