Hardback Mary Wells : the tumultuous life of Motown's first superstar / Peter Benjaminson.
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Zephyr ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor],
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781569762486 (hbk.) : 1569762481 (hbk.) :
Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence, and drugs in her life, this biography reveals the incredibly turbulent life of Motown artist Mary Wells. Based in part on four hours of previously unreleased and unpublicised deathbed interviews with Wells, this account delves deeply into her rapid rise and long fall as a recording artist, her spectacular romantic and family life, the violent incidents in which she was a participant, and her abuse of drugs.
304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.