About this book
An all-new prequel to Mario Puzo's "The Godfather", based on an unproduced screenplay by Puzo himself. 2012 is the 40th anniversary of the first "Godfather" film, and all die-hard fans will want to read this. The novel "The Godfather" has sold more than 21 million copies worldwide. Set in New York in 1933, it sees Vito Corleone and his family through the Great Depression.
For Vito Corleone, nothing is more important than his family's future. His youngest children, Michael, Fredo, and Connie, are in school, unaware of their father's true occupation. His adopted son, Tom Hagen, is a college student; but he worries most about Sonny, his oldest child.