1969 THE GODFATHER Mario Puzo First Edition 13th Impression Dust Jacket
1969 first edition copy of THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo it is a 13th Impression. The dust jacket shows wear at the top of the spine and on the bottom of the back cover. It has been placed in a protective archival sleeve. The binding is sound and there aren't any obvious signs of inscriptions, highlighting, or dog eared pages.
Controversy surrounded this novel due to the portrayal of Italian Americans and the graphic violence. The Godfather was defined by its action scenes and its brutal portrayal of organized crime. The book has intense, slow-burn scenes that end up exploding with excitement. If you are a collector of banned books, The Godfather is a novel you want on your library shelf.