Marvin Gaye, My Brother
Marvin Gaye's life and brilliant career were cuttragically short on April 1 1984 one day before his 45th birthdaywhen he was shot and killed by his own father.Now for the first time ever Marvin Gaye's story is told inintimate detail by a member of his own family. Frankie and MarvinGaye were close from childhood until Marvin's death. Frankie was atMarvin's side when he died and only Frankie heard his deathbedconfession.Full of never-before-told personal anecdotes this book takes youbehind the scenes from Marvin's childhood through his spectacularsuccess at Motown and then Columbia his stormy relationships withwomen and finally to his descent into drugs and despair. The truestory of the man behind the beloved music is now available to fansold and new.Includes great photos throughout a helpful index and a timelineof important events in Marvin's life.