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Mario Puzo, best known as the author of The Godfather, was born on October 15, 1920 in the Hell's Kitchen area of New York City. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II, and when he returned attended New York's School for Social Research and Columbia University. He wrote pulp stories and edited Male magazine before publishing his first novel, The Dark Arena (1955). His works were well-received critically, but failed to generate much revenue until he published his most notable work, The Godfather, which was ultimately made into a trilogy of award-winning movies. Puzo continued writing novels, and his final work, Omerta, was finished not long before his death. He won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in both 1972, and 1974. Puzo died on July 2, 1999 in Bay Shore, Long Island. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Godfather 9,815 copies, 163 reviews
The Sicilian 1,644 copies, 20 reviews
The Last Don 1,593 copies, 21 reviews
Omerta 1,397 copies, 22 reviews
The Family 1,086 copies, 23 reviews
Fools Die 874 copies, 11 reviews
The Fourth K 631 copies, 11 reviews
The Fortunate Pilgrim 588 copies, 15 reviews
The Godfather [1972 film] (Screenwriter) 410 copies, 8 reviews
The Godfather 3-Movie Collection (Screenwriter) 397 copies, 2 reviews
The Godfather's Revenge 365 copies, 6 reviews
Superman [1978 film] (Screenwriter; Author) 253 copies, 4 reviews
The Dark Arena 252 copies, 1 review
The Godfather Part II [1974 film] (Screenwriter) 235 copies, 5 reviews
The Family Corleone (Author) 234 copies, 7 reviews
Six Graves to Munich 126 copies, 4 reviews
The Godfather Part III [1990 film] (Screenwriter) 126 copies, 3 reviews
Earthquake [1974 film] (Screenwriter) 34 copies
O Quarto K 2 copies
O chefão 1 copy
2012 1 copy
1991 1 copy
1972 1 copy
2004 1 copy
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