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Mario Puzo
Mario Gianluigi Puzo (/ˈpuːzoʊ/; Italian: [ˈmaːrjo ˈpuddzo]; October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author, screenwriter and journalist. He is known for his crime novels about the Mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by... show more



Mario Gianluigi Puzo (/ˈpuːzoʊ/; Italian: [ˈmaːrjo ˈpuddzo]; October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author, screenwriter and journalist. He is known for his crime novels about the Mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the first film in 1972 and Part II in 1974. Puzo also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 Superman film. His last novel, The Family, was released posthumously in 2001. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Birth date: October 15, 1920
Died: July 02, 1999
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khalidabib
khalidabib rated it 3 years ago
Amazing very well written and captivated me throughout
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isanythingopen rated it 4 years ago
If all crime fiction was written like this it would be one of my favorite genres. I may have to watch the movie again. Roll 2 dice: 8 63. Cover is more than 50% blue 1. Author is a woman : League of Dragons by Naomi Novik 8. Author's last name begins with the letters E, F, G, or H. : ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 5 years ago
Don Corleone put his hand on the man’s shoulder. “Good,” he said, “you shall have your justice. Some day, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do me a service in return. A classic among the modern classics, which I had woefully ignored, I barely even remember watching the film. Clea...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 5 years ago
Do I even need to explain what this one is about? Epic spanning a whole Mafia family sprawled across a decade. Onto review: Like I said in the first comment, the thing that pulls you in immediately is the perfect setting up of the magnetism, the why clans work. The comfort of belonging, the empowe...
Booklife of Bia
Booklife of Bia rated it 6 years ago
I really enjoyed my 3rd Mario Puzo novel :) I am quite into Mafia stories anyway, so this was just a really exciting and entertaining read.
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