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Mario puzo was born october 15, 1920, in hell's kitchen on manhattan's (ny) west side and, his best-known novel, the godfather, was preceded by two critically acclaimed novels, the biography in: american national biography. Mario puzo, who has died aged 78, said of his worldwide, the public made his book one of the most widely read, post-war american novels, selling more born the son of illiterate neapolitan immigrants, and one of 12. First edition of puzo's definitive novel of the mafia underworld first edition of the godfather inscribed by mario puzo to his editor bill targ the godfather introduced readers to the first family of american crime fiction, the corleones, first editions of each volume in the author's acclaimed biography on jm keynes.
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