The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game   -     By: Michael Lewis
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The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

WW Norton / 2007 / Paperback

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One day Michael Oher will be among the most highly paid athletes in the National Football League. When we first meet him, he 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 or 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 itself into a game in which 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. This paperback edition contains a brand-new 2007 afterword.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: WW Norton
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.3 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN-13: 9780393330472
Availability: In Stock

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Its not a jock book. Its not a sociology book. Its a storybook about modern society, ancient virtues, and the power of love, money and talent to do a little good.

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