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Book To Movie

The Book
The Blind Side:
Evolution of a Game

By Michael Lewis

Summary: 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.

Author Note, Awards, and Reviews

If you like this story, you might like:

Invictus : Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation by John Carlin

Friday Night Lights : a Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger

The Pact : three Young Men make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt, with Lisa Frazier Page

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The MovieThe Blind Side

Summary: The remarkable true 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 potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own.

Official website
Cast, Producer and Director, More Info

If you like this movie, you might like:
We are Marshall
Glory Road

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