The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGrawaover 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.Strictly speaking, of course, a sixteen-year-old football player wasna#39;t a commodity in the way a sixteen-year-old baseball ... Lemminga#39;s little office in Chicago with tapes of their performances, press clippings, and letters of recommendation.
|Title||:||The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition)|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2009-10-12|