Essence Magazine Says Author Benjaminson "Chisels Away" at the Walls Around Mary Wells:

"FIRST LADY MARY. Twenty years after her death, singer Mary Wells's unmistakable voice still has the power to haunt and heal her fans. Just listen to her classic "Two Lovers." In "Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar (Chicago Review Press,$26.95), author Peter Benjaminson chisels away at the walls that the singer built up over her career to protect herself and preserve her image."