Mark Winegardner


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Mark Winegardner (born November 24, 1961) is an American writer born and raised in Bryan, Ohio. His novels include The Godfather Returns, Crooked River Burning, and The Veracruz Blues. He published a collection of short stories, That's True of Everybody, in 2002. His newest novel, The Godfather's Revenge, was published in November 2006 by Putnam. His Godfather novels continue the story of the Corleone family depicted in Mario Puzo's The Godfather.

According to a press release from Putnam: In a major acquisition, G. P. Putnam's Sons Executive Editor Dan Conaway secured North American rights to The Godfather's Revenge, the capstone to the Corleone family saga, which began with Mario Puzo's landmark novel and was carried forward in Winegardner'
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Average rating: 3.51 · 6,313 ratings · 390 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Godfather Returns

3.44 avg rating — 3,883 ratings — published 2004 — 56 editions
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The Godfather's Revenge

3.55 avg rating — 1,745 ratings — published 2006 — 39 editions
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Crooked River Burning

3.67 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Prophet of the Sandlots: Jo...

4.35 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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The Veracruz Blues

3.57 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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That's True of Everybody

3.45 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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We Are What We Ate: 24 Memo...

3.45 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1998
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Elvis Presley Boulevard: Fr...

3.76 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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The 26th Man: One Minor Lea...

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3.68 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Mondo Elvis: A Collection o...

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3.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1994
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“It's hell when the person you know you are isn't the person people see when they look at you.”
Mark Winegardner, The Godfather Returns

“It's the Cuyahoga River that puts the cleave in Cleveland, separating East from Midwest, integration from segregation, a place that sees itself as America's westernmost Eastern city from a place that sees itself as the easternmost midwestern city. The rest of the country sees it as neither, though it must be said that the rest of the country is perversely wont to misunderstand Cleveland.”
Mark Winegardner

“Kay both did and didn't want to ask whose boathouse this was. What stopped her wasn't fear of the answer. It was fear of Michael not wanting to be asked.”
Mark Winegardner, The Godfather Returns

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