"Few of the supporting players come off smelling like roses, but Sullivan's sensitive portrait of his main subject is a good start toward explaining and rehabilitating a lonely genius who was poorly understood in his lifetime."
When former Rolling Stone
senior editor Sullivan (The Miracle Detective: An Investigation of Holy Visions
, 2004, etc.) was commissioned to write about the circumstances surrounding Michael Jackson's shocking death in 2009, the author quickly grasped that only a book would do the bizarre story justice.
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