For the first time, more than 150 of the best photos from Vernon Biever's historic archive have been gathered into one keepsake volume. The Glory of Titletown is a celebration of both sports photography and the game of football, a sincere appreciation of a gifted photographer, and an inspiring tribute to a spectacular team.
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One of the unexpected offshoots of a championship season is that the history of the winners become interesting again. Of course, the Packers' past is long and storied; that Vernon Biever has been there to record it with his camera for more than 50 years gives the team's history another thread of continuity. This wonderful collection of vintage and current Packer pictures, accompanied by mini oral histories--from Don Hutson catching a pass to a pensive Vince Lombardi to a cheesehead in full battle array--makes for a delightful celebration of a unique professional franchise.About the Author:
Vernon Biever began his career in photography in 1941 as an eighteen-year-old stringer covering the Green Bay Pakcers for the Milwaukee Sentinel. In his half century photographing football players and games, he has shot six National Football League championship teams, the careers of fifteen Hall of Famers and every Super Bowl game ever played. His photos have appeared in virtually every major newspaper in the country, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, and Chicago Tribune, as well as in Sports Illustrated, Time and Newsweek. Biever lives in Port Washington, Wisconsin where he continues to cover the Green Bay Packers. Peter Strupp has written articles for numerous pulications including USAir Magazine, Science Fiction Review and the Milwaukee Journal. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Book Description Taylor Trade Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110878339906
Book Description Taylor Trade Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0878339906 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1418333