“THE POWER BEHIND THE THRONE”: FIRST EDITION OF MARIO PUZO'S FOOLS DIE; WARMLY INSCRIBED BY HIM
PUZO, Mario .
Item Number: 85769
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1978.
First edition of Puzo’s classic novel set in a world where law and organized crime are one and the same. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, “For Dorothy The power behind the throne Affectionately Mario Puzo.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Neil Fujita. Jacket drawing by Mary Mietzelfeld.
Hailed by the New York Times "as the publishing event of the decade." "Fools Die is my personal favorite. I thought I tried some new things in fiction, and I was very happy when it was a success" (Mario Puzo).