❰Epub❯ ➛ The Godfather Author Mario Puzo – Heartforum.co.uk The Godfather the epic tale of crime and betrayal that became a global phenomenonAlmost fifty years ago, a classic was born A searing portrayal of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced reader The Godfather the epic tale of crime and betrayal that became a global phenomenonAlmost fifty years ago, a classic was born A searing portrayal of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and their powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor The seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, and the allegiance to family these are the themes that have resonated with millions of readers around the world and made The Godfather the definitive novel of Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB the violent subculture that, steeped in intrigue and controversy, remains indelibly etched in our collective consciousness penguin.
Puzo was born in a poor family of Neapolitan immigrants living in the Hell s Kitchen neighborhood of New York Many of his books draw heavily on this heritage After graduating from the City College of New York, he joined the United States Army Air Forces in World War II Due to his poor eyesight, the military did not let him undertake combat duties but made him a public relations officer stationed in Germany In , his first short story, The Last Christmas, was published in Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB American Vanguard After the war, he wrote his first book, The Dark Arena, which was published in At periods in the s and early s, Puzo worked as a writer editor for publisher Martin Goodman s Magazine Management Company Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Action, and Swank Under the pseudonym Mario Cleri, Puzo wrote World War II adventure features for True ActionPuzo s most famous work, The Godfather, was first published in after he had heard anecdotes about Mafia organizations during his time in pulp journalism He later said in an interview with Larry King that his principal motivation was to make money He had already, after all, written two Paperback ´ The Godfather MOBI Ä books that had received great reviews, yet had not amounted to much As a government clerk with five children, he was looking to write something that would appeal to the masses With a number one bestseller for months on the New York Times Best Seller List, Mario Puzo had found his target audience The book was later developed into the film The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola The movie received Academy Award nominations, winning three, including an Oscar for Puzo for Best Adapted Screenplay Coppola and Puzo collaborated then to work on sequels to the original film, The Godfather Part II and The Godfather Part IIIPuzo wrote the first draft of the script for the disaster film Earthquake, which he was unable to continue working on due to his commitment to The Godfather Part II Puzo also co wrote Richard Donner s Superman and the original draft for Superman II He also collaborated on the stories for the film A Time to Die and the Francis Ford Coppola film The Cotton ClubPuzo never saw the publication of his penultimate book, Omert , but the manuscript was finished before his death, as was the manuscript for The Family However, in a review originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Jules Siegel, who had worked closely with Puzo at Magazine Management Company, speculated that Omert may have been completed by some talentless hack Siegel also acknowledges the temptation to rationalize avoiding what is probably the correct analysis that Puzo wrote it and it is terrible Puzo died of heart failure on July , at his home in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York His family now lives in East Islip, New York.
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