Books by Mario Puzo and Complete Book Reviews

Mario Puzo, Author Random House Inc $25.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-679-40143-8
Age withers some writers. Others it ripens toward an Olympian wisdom. So it is with Puzo, who at age 76 returns after a quarter century to the terrain of his greatest success, The Godfather, to tell a second masterful tale of Mafia life. Puzo's...
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Mario Puzo, Author Random House Inc $22 (479p) ISBN 978-0-394-56996-3
The latest from the author of The Godfather is a surefire success, a political novel that starts with a terrorist assassination of the pope on Easter Sunday, a deed that sends global aftershocks to jolt the power strongholds around the world, from...
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Mario Puzo, Author Random House Inc $25.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-375-50254-5
""The dead have no friends,"" says one gangster to another in Puzo's final novel, as they plot to kill America's top Mafioso. But Puzo, despite his death last year at age 78, should gain many new friends for this operatic thriller, his most...
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Mario Puzo, Author, Mario Cleri, Author writing as Mario Cleri. NAL $14 (216p) ISBN 978-0-451-23059-1
First published under a pseudonym in 1967, two years before The Godfather , this thin revenge thriller from Puzo (1920–1999) grafts elements of The Count of Monte Cristo onto a post-WWII European setting. Ten years after American Michael...
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Mario Puzo, read by Joe Mantegna. Brilliance Audio, unabridged, 15 CDs, 18 hrs., $29.99 ISBN 978-1-4558-0966-0
The deck’s stacked against this audio adaptation of the novel that inspired one of the most acclaimed feature films of all time. The powerful visual imagery at the end of Francis Ford Coppola’s film adaptation of Puzo’s novel—the alternating between
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Mario Puzo, Author, Carol Gino, Joint Author , completed by Carol Gino. ReganBooks $27 (384p) ISBN 978-0-06-039445-5
Before his death in 1999, Puzo (The Last Don) had begun work on a novel featuring the 15th-century Borgias, whom he regarded as "the original crime family." There are obvious parallels between the Borgias and the Corleone clan immortalized...
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