Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye

Author(s): David Ritz

Blues & Soul | Music Bios

Drawing from interviews conducted before Marvin Gaye's death, acclaimed music writer David Ritz has created a full-scale portrait of the brilliant but tormented artist. With a cast of characters that includes Diana Ross, Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder, this intimate biography is a definitive and enduring look at the man who embodied the very essence of the word soul.


Product Information

David Ritz is the author of Faith in Time: The Life of Jimmy Scott, Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye, and many other books with or about Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and B.B. King. He is a three-time winner of the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award. He lives in Los Angeles.

General Fields

  • : 9780306811913
  • : The Perseus Books Group
  • : Da Capo Press Inc
  • : April 2003
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Ritz
  • : black & white illustrations
  • : 416
  • : 782.42164409
  • : Paperback