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The Godfather Returns

Mark Winegardner

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THE MISSING YEARS FROM THE GREATEST CRIME SAGA OF ALL TIME Thirty-five years ago, Mario Puzo's great American tale, The Godfather, was published, and popular culture was indelibly changed. Now, in The Godfather Returns, acclaimed novelist Mark Winegardner continues the story-the years not covered in Puzo's bestselling book or in Francis Ford Coppola's classic films. It is 1955. Michael Corleone has won a bloody victory in the war among New York's crime families. Now he wants to consolidate his power, save his marriage, and take his family into legitimate businesses. To do so, he must confront his most dangerous adversary yet, Nick Geraci, a former boxer who worked his way through law school as a Corleone street enforcer, and who is every bit as deadly and cunning as Michael. Their personal cold war will run from 1955 to 1962, exerting immense influence on the lives of America's most powerful criminals and their loved ones, including Tom Hagen, the Corleone Family's lawyer and consigliere, who embarks on a political career in Nevada while trying to protect his brother; Francesca Corleone, daughter of Michael's late brother Sonny, who is suddenly learning her family's true history and faces a difficult choice; Don Louie Russo, head of the Chicago mob, who plays dumb but has wily ambitions for muscling in on the Corleones' territory; Peter Clemenza, the stalwart Corleone underboss, who knows more Family secrets than almost anyone; Ambassador M. Corbett Shea, a former Prohibition-era bootlegger and business ally of the Corleones', who wants to get his son elected to the presidency-and needs some help from his old friends; Johnny Fontane, the world's greatest saloon singer, who ascends to new heights as a recording artist, cozying up to Washington's power elite and maintaining a precarious relationship with notorious underworld figures; Kay Adams Corleone, who finally discovers the truth about her husband, Michael-and must decide what it means for their marriage and their children and Fredo Corleone, whose d

Language:

English

Narrators:

Joe Grifasi

Length:

6h 12m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:03


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:33


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:35


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:10


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:19


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:15


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:48


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:03


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:47


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:07


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:21


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:10


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:04


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:34


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:33


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:04


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:15


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:20


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:26


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:43


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:54


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:21


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:37


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:21


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:11


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:55


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:39


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:46


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:08


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:00


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:23


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:04


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:23


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:33


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:51


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:04


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:33


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:36


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:08


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:58