People: Nov. 4, 2002

SECOND ACTS

Whether for love of art or of money, book publisher Random House has decided to revive the Godfather saga. The problem is, the novel's author, Mario Puzo, died in 1999. To get around that, Random House senior editor Jonathan Karp, who worked with Puzo at the end of his life, sent an e-mail to literary agents to seek an author who is at roughly the same career point that Puzo was when he wrote the novel in 1969. There may not be too many writers eager to confess to that. Puzo said he wrote the story of the Corleone...

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