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Encyclopedia > Momo Barone

Cosimo "Momo" Barone ("Momo the Roach") is a soldato in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfather's Revenge. He grew up in the Bronx alongside boyhood friend and eventual caporegime Eddie Paradise. The Godfather Returns is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner, published in 2004. ... The Godfathers Revenge is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... Edward Eddie Paradise (the Turtle ) was a Corleone Soldato under Nick Geraci in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ...


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Momo Barone grew up around people like Pete Clemenza and was 'attached like a fly to him' in the novel. He was also the best friend of soldato and caporegime Nick Geraci. He was also the nephew of Sal Tessio. Peter Fat Clemenza (1895-1958) is a fictional character appearing in Mario Puzos novel The Godfather and two of the three films based on it. ... Fausto Dominic Nick Geraci Jnr (informally known as Nick Geraci) is a central character in the Mark Winegardner novels The Godfather Returns and The Godfathers Revenge. ... As Don Vito Corleone rose to prominence in the Mafia underworld, Tessio and Clemenza rose with him, eventually settling into the capo role. ...


After Geraci killed Tessio in 1955, Momo never learned of this. He was 'made' under Geraci with fellow soldier Eddie Paradise. He also befriended fellow Geraci soldier Carmine Marino. He was considered not to trustworthy because of his blood relationship to Tessio. HOwever he was liked by Tom Hagen, and was given the job to kill the man who stole his watch. 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Tom Hagen (November 30, 1916-1972) is a fictional character in the Godfather books and films. ...


He was considered Nick Geraci's closest aide circa 1956 to 1960, but after Geraci was disposed in 1961, he was considered a likely canidate for the role of caporegime. But his best friend Eddie Paradise took on the role. It is implied he didn't mind much, but he was sore that nobody trusted him because he was "Tessio's Kid". After he met Geraci on the run in 1963, he agreed to help him. Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


"Momo", as he was effictivly called, got his nickname "the Roach" due to the fact that his scalp was as hard as a roaches exoskelaton. He was promised the title of consigliere by Geraci if he agreed to help. He fed Geraci info on Michael Corleones moves. After Geraci was killed at an ambush, so was he. The irony was that he was to weak to kill Geraci, but was in fact killed by lifelong friend Eddie Paradise. Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 - December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ...


 
 

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