The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw—over one million copies sold.
When we first meet him, Michael Oher is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read and write. He takes up football, and school, after a rich, white, Evangelical family plucks him from the streets. Then two great forces alter Oher: the family's love and the evolution of professional football into a game where the quarterback must be protected at any cost. Our protagonist becomes the priceless package of size, speed, and agility necessary to guard the quarterback's greatest vulnerability, his blind side.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing
What an amazing book! The true story of Michael Oher, who is “adopted” by the Tuohy’s, an affluent white family in Memphis. I am not a football fan but the description of the game and the NFL process ... Read full review
Review: The Blind Side: Evolution of a GameUser Review - Vent Casey - Goodreads
This is one of the best stories, and books, that I've read yet. The book, I come to find, is a progression of interweaving stories; about the evolution of the position of left offensive tackle in ... Read full review
CHAPTER EIGHT CHARACTER COURSES
CHAPTER NINE BIRTH OF A STAR
CHAPTER TEN THE EGG BOWL
CHAPTER ELEVEN FREAK OF NURTURE
CHAPTER TWELVE AND MOSES STUTTERED
Afterword to the Paperback Edition