The Resource The godfather, Mario Puzo

The godfather, Mario Puzo

Label
The godfather
Title
The godfather
Statement of responsibility
Mario Puzo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tryant, blackmailer, racketeer, murder, his influence reaches every level of American society. Meet Don Corleone, a friendly man, a just man, a reasonable man. The deadliest lord of the Cosa Nostra. The Godfather. A modern masterpiece, The Godfather is the epic story of organised crime in the 1940s. It is also the intimate story of the Corleone family, at once drawn together and ripped apart by its unique position at the core of the American Mafia. Still shocking more than a quarter-century after it was first published, this compelling tale of blackmail, murder and family values is a true classic
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Summary
The Godfather is an extraordinary novel which has become a modern day classic. Puzo pulls us inside the violent society of the Mafia and its gang wars. 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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
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050952
Cataloging source
HCO
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1920-1999
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Puzo, Mario
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Godfather series (Mario Puzo)
Series volume
0001
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  • Criminals
  • Organized crime
  • Italian Americans
  • Corleone family (Fictitious characters)
  • Mafia
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The godfather, Mario Puzo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 1969
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052072394
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
40 anniversary ed.
Extent
595 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099528128
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
The godfather, Mario Puzo
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 1969
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052072394
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
40 anniversary ed.
Extent
595 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780099528128
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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