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The Supremes

The Supremes

A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal
April 2010
Trade Paperback · 480 Pages
$17.95 U.S. · $22.50 CAN · £10.99 U.K. · €12.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780306818738
Da Capo Press


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The Supremes is a sprawling tale of unforgettable music, cutthroat ambition, and heartbreaking betrayal. Mark Ribowsky explodes Dreamgirl fantasies by taking the reader behind the closed doors of Motown to witness the rise of group leader Diana Ross, the creation of timeless classics like ?Where Did Our Love Go?,? and the dramatic power struggles within Detroit's fabled music factory. Drawing on firsthand, intimate recollections from knowledgeable sources such as the Temptations's Otis Williams and other Motown contemporaries'many never before interviewed?The Supremes is ?a comprehensive look at the tumultuous relationships within the Supremes as well as among others at the Motown label? (Library Journal).

About the Author

Mark Ribowsky is the author of He's a Rebel: Phil Spector, Rock & Roll's Legendary Producer; Don't Look Back; and other books on music, sports, and popular culture. He lives in New York.