Divided Soul The Life of Marvin Gaye is a biography written by David Ritz. The book covers parts of Marvin's childhood, through his time spent in Washington, DC. Detroit, and Motown, and ultimately his death in California. The author conducts various interviews with those who spent time with Marvin throughout his 44 years of life. There are many quotes and thoughts from Marvin himself.
Mr. Ritz explains how Marvin struggled with the music industry, his relationship with his father, drugs, and wives. Marvin Gaye would have been 45 on April 2, 1984. Instead, he was gunned down by his father the day before.
Divided Soul is a wonderful book for any reader who wants to know more about the inner thoughts of Marvin Gaye and the thoughts and feelings from those who loved him most.