Letters, Sep. 18, 1978

The Godfather

To the Editors:

Mario Puzo is indeed "The Godfather of the Paperback Boom" [Aug. 28]. Who else but the expert novelist could write so much yet so little about something he's never personally experienced? If I could do as much, I too would be a millionaire. Hats off to "Mr. P."

John Luetkemeyer Jr.

Naperville, III.

Would Mr. Puzo like to tell us what proof he has that "it is a psychological fact that Italians do not give to organized charities"? He can speak only for himself. I can list dozens of men and...

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