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MARK BEECH spent eighteen years at Sports Illustrated before becoming a senior editor at the Players' Tribune in 2016. A West Point graduate, he was introduced to the special relationship between the Packers and their fans after moving to Milwaukee in the mid-1980s. This is his second book. He lives in Westchester County, New York.

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"Fascinating. The People's Team is at once scholarly and lyrical, sweeping and propulsive. Mark Beech has written the definitive history of the Green Bay Packers and it reads like the epic saga of a famous American family. Which the Packers are, in many ways."
--Steve Rushin, author of Nights in White Castle and Sting-Ray Afternoons"Any history the Green Bay Packers is a celebration of football itself. In The People's Team, Mark Beech gives the best brand in football the biography it deserves - meticulously researched, wonderfully written. Both the prose and photos pop off the page."
--Joe Drape, author of the New York Times best-seller Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen

"Having researched and written Brett Favre's biography, I figured I absorbed everything one needs to know about the Green Bay Packers. Then along comes Mark Beech with the exceptional, The People's Team. If you're a Packers fan--or, truly, an NFL fan--this engrossing book is all you."
--Jeff Pearlman, bestselling author of Gunslinger and Football for a Buck

"The Green Bay Packers are unlike any team in American professional sports, and Mark Beech has written a book that is unlike any history of the Packers. Beech peels back the layers of mythology and populates his work with endless detail about the people who turned a small, Midwestern city into one of the capitals of the sports world. The People's Team is required reading not just for football fans, but for students of the deep and complex relationships between towns and teams."
--Tim Layden, senior writer, Sports Illustrated"Towards the end of this definitive and entertaining book, Mark Beech writes a very simple and illuminating sentence: 'The Packers and the people are one.' That sentiment is pervasive throughout this history of America's most celebrated and vital NFL team. With a journalist's rigor and a true fan's heart, Beech tells the full story of a team, a league, a town -- and a country. The football icons that come and go, from Curly Lambeau to Bart Starr to Aaron Rodgers, are ushers of a much larger and more meaningful story, as unique as a Brett Favre underhanded toss for a touchdown: The Green Bay Packers wouldn't exist without the people of Green Bay. They win together. They are one, indeed."
--Seth Wickersham, ESPN

"With archival research, iconic photography, and essays from the likes of Peter King, this look at a storied franchise is a must for cheeseheads."
--Sports Illustrated

"Exceptional . . . Written with great skill and attention to detail . . . [An] essential, attractive team history . . . The Packers have a national following and a history unlike any other. This beautiful book chronicles that legacy exceedingly well."
--Library Journal, starred review

"Biographical sketches of the team's most prominent figures enhance the narrative, as do many intriguing factoids . . . An overall illuminating sports narrative. A must for Packers fan and a worthwhile read for football enthusiasts in general."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A franchise and a fan base, many of them actual shareholders, somehow stand the test of time and are documented in all their mythology and magnificence by the former Sports Illustrated scribe."
--Los Angeles Times

"A must-have Packer book."
--WTMJ-TV

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