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The blind side : evolution of a game

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2009, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows one young man from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly-paid players in the NFL.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Oher; Michael Oher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9780393338386 039333838X 9780393061239 039306123X
OCLC Number: 607189817
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2006.
Awards: Joint winner for YALSA Alex Award 2007.
Joint winner of YALSA Alex Award 2007
Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Back story --
The market for --
Football players --
Crossing the line --
The blank slate --
Death of a lineman --
Inventing Michael --
The pasta coach --
Character courses --
Birth of a star --
The egg bowl.
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.
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"[Lewis] is advancing a new genre of journalism." -- George F. Will "The Blind Side ?works on three levels. First as a shrewd analysis of the NFL; second, as an expose of the insanity of big-time Read more...

 
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