Blind Side: Evolution Of A Game by Michael LewisBlind Side: Evolution Of A Game by Michael Lewis

Blind Side: Evolution Of A Game

byMichael Lewis

Paperback | August 28, 2007

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When we first meet 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 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.
Michael Lewis, is the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and Flash Boys. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
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Title:Blind Side: Evolution Of A GameFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.21 × 5.47 × 0.82 inPublished:August 28, 2007Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393330478

ISBN - 13:9780393330472

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lewis at his best Typical Lewis: a masterly weaving of informative and anecdotal narrative. An entertaining read through and through.
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[Lewis] is advancing a new genre of journalism. — George F. Will (New York Times Book Review)The Blind Side works on three levels. First as a shrewd analysis of the NFL; second, as an exposé of the insanity of big-time college football recruiting; and, third, as a moving portrait of the positive effect that love, family, and education can have in reversing the path of a life that was destined to be lived unhappily and, most likely, end badly. — Wes Lukowsky (Booklist)