Berkley Books, Paperback, 9780451205766, 448pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2002
Almost 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 the violent subculture that, steeped in intrigue and controversy, remains indelibly etched in our collective consciousness.
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY ANTHONY PUZO
"A staggering triumph." Saturday Review
"A voyeur's dream, a skillful fantasy of violent personal power." New York Times
"Big, turbulent, highly entertaining."Newsweek