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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. 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. This paperback edition contains a brand-new 2007 afterword.
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|Publisher:||Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.|
|Publish Date:||Sep 17, 2007|
|Number of Pages:||352|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.7|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.8 x 0.6 x 0.1|
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