The Godfather by Mario Puzo

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The Godfather is a crime novel written by American author Mario Puzo, originally published in 1969 by G. P. Putnam's Sons. It details the story of a fictitious Sicilian Mafia family based in New York City (and Long Beach, NY) and headed by Don Vito Corleone, who became synonymous with the Italian Mafia. The novel covers the years 1945 to 1955, and also provides the back story of Vito Corleone from early childhood to adulthood.

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The 530th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 83rd on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  2. - The Great American Read (PBS)

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