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Blind Side

  • 368 Pages
  • 1.91 MB
  • English

Romance: Modern, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Suspense, Thrillers, Fiction / Suspense, Romance - Contemp
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7657801M
ISBN 100515137200
ISBN 139780515137200

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 Cited by:   The Blind Side:The Evolution Of A Game by Michael Lewis is a book split into two Stories one is about the game (NFL) and has much history of the game which is interesting also you don't loose sight of the other part of the story either it balances out really well/5.

Left Tackle, the player installed to protect the Quarterbacks "blind side" was previously viewed as a relatively unskilled position had now become one of the highest paid roles in all of sport. Despite the book being written init is still very relevant. Oher has forged a successful career in the NFL and last year Oher's Baltimore Ravens /5().

The Blind Side is as insightful and moving a meditation on class inequality in America as I have ever read—although to put it that way, I realize, makes it sound deadly dull. It isn’t. Malcolm Gladwell. It’s not a jock book. It’s not a sociology book. It’s a storybook about modern society, ancient virtues, and the power of love, money and talent to do a little : Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. Take our free The Blind Side quiz Blind Side book, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test your knowledge. Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam.

Take the free quiz now. Directions: Click on the correct answer. Questions of The newly published BLINDSIDE is the 12th book in the series and the third that Patterson has written with bestselling author and Emmy Award-winning He is a widower with 10 (adopted) children, who he is raising with the assistance of Mary Catherine, an Irish nanny (with whom he has fallen in love and become engaged over the course of the series /5.

The The Blind Side Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. The Blind Side 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/5(6).

When he was a teenager, he began living with Big Tony (the point at which The Blind Side begins). Michael goes on to have a brilliant career at Ole Miss—as the book ends, he’s still extremely close with Leigh Anne, Collins, Sean, and Sean Junior, and.

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The author of The Blind Side book labels the practice as "the great Mormon grade grub." Sean Tuohy had gotten the idea from a friend and the effort was being managed by Michael's tutor Sue Mitchell.

Sean Tuohy had gotten the idea from a friend and the effort was being managed by Michael's tutor Sue Mitchell. The whole book is 10% the Blind Side story about Michael Oher like the film and then 90% the narrator just talking about previous games, plays and other people.

This is in no way what I was looking to get out of it. With 4 hours left in the book, the Blind Side film story had finished. Free download or read online The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Michael Lewis.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this non fiction, sports and games story are,/5. The Blind Side tells the intersecting stories of Michael Oher (who, after the book’s timeline, went on to have a long career as an NFL left tackle) and how the NFL’s passing game evolved.

Folded into these two stories is that of Tom Lemming, who became the first person to evaluate high school football players both independently and on a. The Blind Side is a American biographical sports drama film written and directed by John Lee Hancock, based on the book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis.

The storyline features Michael Oher, an offensive lineman who was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).

The film follows Oher from his impoverished Based on: The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, by. The Blind Side Summary & Study Guide Description. The Blind Side Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by: Michael Lewis Author- Michael Lewis American non-fiction author and financial journalist. He became a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and has written for the New York Times and other political magazines.

Another one of his bestsellers. In the book, he is described as the wealthiest man in Tennessee, having made his fortune by opening up a series of fast food chains throughout the state. Though Sean Tuohy has a background role in the film version of the book, "The Blind Side," he is a central character in the book.

He works side by side with his wife, Leigh Anne to help Michael. Blind Side. Series: Dangerous Ground; By Josh Lanyon. With resources already overstretched, the last thing Will and Taylor need is another client.

And the last thing Will needs is for that client to turn out to be an old boyfriend of Taylor's. This book has not yet been reviewed. The book the movie is adapted from is part Michael Oher biography and part grand study of the evolution of football, especially the left tackle position.

(The full title of the book is The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game.) No one much thinks of the latter when thinking of the book, and Oher's story is certainly substantially more interesting. "The Blind Side" depicts the story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own.

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In Blind Side, Michael Lewis traces how the humble offensive left tackle has evolved into football's pivotal position. The book also tells the story of a young man with the position's rare. Directed by John Lee Hancock.

With Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head. The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of /10(K).

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Add/Edit a Difference. This Spoils the Ending In the Book: In the Movie Michael has a natural affinity for playing football. He is presented as not understanding the game and needing to learn. In order to get his grades up, Oher takes several online courses that are short and easy to get A's in.

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With that in mind, the most important thing about The Blind Side is that it is emphatically not of all, this is not a book about statistical analysis in football. The subject shows up for about two pages; Lewis basically just says that it's difficult, and there aren't a.

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In The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, the book, she explained what really occurred, “We knew people were going to have issues because we had a daughter exactly the same age.” It turns out questions were raised all throughout town, including shops, restaurants and school events.

The Blind Side could be compared with The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace (), another nonfiction book about a highly gifted black man who migrates from the inner city to an elite, predominately white community—in Peace’s case, Yale University.

Fans of Lewis’s book will also want to check out Moneyball (), Lewis’s nonfiction book about the role of. The one that kept me hooked was Catherine Coulter's "Blind Side." This book has two major plot lines. In order of appearance, they deal with a serial killer of math teachers, and the abduction of 6 year old Sam Kettering.

In reality, there is no balance between the two. The kidnapping takes up the major part of the book/5(6).In The Blind Side, I need to talk about 3 different themes.

I have come up with overcoming obstacles and the influence of a nurturing family. What .The Blind Side is a touching book which reveals how love can make the difference between a deteriorated, wasteful life and a successful career doing what you love.

Michael Oher, a boy who never knew his father and most of his brothers and sisters, with a mom who was constantly intoxicated, was headed down the same path until he began his life /5(52).