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Mario Puzo

American writer

1920   -   1999

genre: detective fiction
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: City College of New York
occupation: novelist, screenwriter, writer, science fiction writer
award received: Writers Guild of America Award, Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
influenced by: Honoré de Balzac
www.mariopuzo.com

Mario Gianluigi Puzo (; 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.
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works

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The Runaway Summer of Davie Shaw

book by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1966

The Fortunate Pilgrim

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1965

The Last Don

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1996

Le Quatrième K

book by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

Fools Die

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1978

The Fourth K

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1990

The Dark Arena

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1955

The Family

novel by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

2001

Inside Las Vegas

book by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1977

Six Graves to Munich

1967 novel written by Mario Puzo

author: Mario Puzo

1967

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