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Favre: The Man. The Legend.
Favre: The Man. The Legend.

Favre: The Man. The Legend.

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SPORTS & RECREATION

176 Pages, 9 x 10

Formats: Cloth, PDF

Cloth, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $30.95)

ISBN 9781572439207

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (May 2008)

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Overview

With the insider perspective that the award-winning writers and photographers of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provide, Favre: The Man. The Legend. is a comprehensive retrospective of the life and times of the three-time MVP and Super Bowl champion. This biography traces his humble beginnings in rural southern Mississippi, and follows his career at the University of Southern Mississippi, his tumultuous rookie year with the Atlanta Falcons, the trade that brought him to the Green Bay Packers and the storybook career that followed. This keepsake also features an audio CD with exclusive interviews with Favre’s former coaches and teammates, stunning photos from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel archives that follow the memorable ups and downs of Favre’s historic career, as well as an extensive statistical analysis of Favre’s legendary career, including a list of the injuries he fought through to keep his record-setting consecutive starts steak alive.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the largest daily newspaper in Wisconsin.

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Brett Favre arrived in Green Bay in 1992 with a name many Packers fans couldn’t pronounce; he retired after the 2007 season with a name all football fans will never forget.

Favre: The Man. The Legend. traces his humble beginnings in rural southern Mississippi, and follows his career at the University of Southern Mississippi, his tumultuous rookie year with the Atlanta Falcons, the trade that brought him to the Green Bay Packers and the storybook career that followed.

Favre: The Man. The Legend. includes:

¨ An audio CD with exclusive interviews with his coaches and teammates, such as Frank Winters

¨ Stunning photos from the Journal Sentinel archives that follow the memorable ups and downs of Favre’s historic career

¨ The compelling tale of Packers General Manager Ron Wolf’s fateful quest to pry Favre from his rookie team, the Atlanta Falcons

¨ A revealing look at Favre as he battled personal demons and family tragedies

¨ An extensive statistical analysis of Favre’s legendary career, including a list of the injuries he fought through to keep his record-setting consecutive starts steak alive

With the insider perspective that the award-winning writers and photographers of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provide, Favre: The Man. The Legend. is a comprehensive retrospective of the life and times of the three-time MVP and Super Bowl champion. While the Pro Football Hall of Fame bound quarterback may have hung up his spikes for good, Favre celebrates the legacy of a man that won’t soon be forgotten.

About the Authors:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Staff: Football beat writers Bob McGinn and Tom Silverstein have covered the entirety of Brett Favre’s career in Green Bay – all 275 starts – and over the years have conducted thousands of interviews with Favre and his coaches, teammates, and opponents. Gary D’Amato and Lori Nickel are sports feature writers who also have covered dozens of Packers games at Lambeau Field and at stadiums across the country. The talented Journal Sentinel photographic team contributed the spectacular game-action shots and candid portraits of Favre.