is an extraordinary novel which has become a modern day classic. Puzo pulls us
inside the violent society of the Mafia and its gang wars. Vito Corleone, the
Godfather, is a benevolent despot who stops at nothing to gain and hold power.
His command post is a fortress on Long Island from which he presides over a
vast underground empire that includes the rackets, gambling, bookmaking, and
unions. His influence runs through all levels of American society, from the cop
on the beat to the nation’s mighty. Mario Puzo, a master storyteller,
introduces us to unforgettable characters, and the elements of this world
explode to life in this violent and impassioned chronicle. Download and start listening now!