The Blind Side Evolution of a Game

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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  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 339 pages
  • ISBN : 0393330478
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1059 reviews
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I Beat The Odds

I Beat The Odds
  • Author : Michael Oher
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2012
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The football star made famous in the hit film (and book) The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. Michael Oher shares his personal account of his story, in this inspirational New York Times bestseller. Looking back on how he went from being a homeless child in Memphis to playing in the NFL, Michael talks about the goals he had to break out of the cycle of poverty, addiction, and hopelessness that

Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition

Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Author : H.G. Bissinger
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release : 11 August 2015
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Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the oil business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But

In a Heartbeat

In a Heartbeat
  • Author : Leigh Anne Tuohy,Sean Tuohy,Sally Jenkins
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 13 July 2010
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For the first time, the remarkable couple depicted in The Blind Side tells their own deeply inspiring story First came the bestselling book, then the Oscar-nominated movie—the story of Michael Oher and the family who adopted him has become one of the most talked-about true stories of our time. But until now, Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy have never told this astonishing tale in their own way and with their own words. For Leigh Anne and Sean, it all

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 September 2007
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"Lewis has such a gift for storytelling... he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons."--Janet Maslin, New York Times 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

The Blind Side of the Heart

The Blind Side of the Heart
  • Author : Michael C. White
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 03 November 2009
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From the author of the critically acclaimed novel A Brother's Blood, comes a haunting story about an Irish housekeeper who must discover the truth when her friend, the parish priest, is accused of horrible crimes. Maggie Quinn has had her share of misfortune: Having grown up poor and fatherless in Galway, she was forced to quit school early and find work to support her ailing mother and her own child. But when a tragedy of her own making strikes, it

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 03 October 2011
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“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”—Kyle Smith, Forbes The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a pinata stuffed with cash and allow as

The Blind Side of the Heart

The Blind Side of the Heart
  • Author : Julia Franck
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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Amid the chaos of civilians fleeing west in a provincial German railway station in 1945, Helene has brought her seven-year-old son. Having survived with him through the horrors and deprivations of the war years, she abandons him on the station platform and never returns. This is a tale of hope, loneliness and love; of a life lived in terrible times; the story of a family, an era, and a fascinating woman. 'This is a great big silence-breaker of a novel, a

The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)
  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 12 October 2009
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The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw—over one million copies sold. When we first meet him, 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 and 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 Turquoise Table

The Turquoise Table
  • Author : Kristin Schell
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 06 June 2017
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Loneliness is an epidemic right now, but it doesn't have to be that way. The Turquoise Table is Kristin Schell's invitation to you to connect with your neighbors and build friendships. Featured in Southern Living, Good Housekeeping, and the TODAY Show, Kristin introduces a new way to look at hospitality. Desperate for a way to slow down and connect, Kristin put an ordinary picnic table in her front yard, painted it turquoise, and began inviting friends and neighbors to join

Quicklet on The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

Quicklet on The Blind Side by Michael Lewis
  • Author : Amy Holwerda
  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release : 14 December 2011
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Quicklets: Learn More. Read Less. Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the year 1960. He attended Princeton University and graduated with a BA in Art History. After a few years in the banking industry, Lewis left his lucrative position to write his first novel, Liar's Poker (1989) and to find work as a financial journalist. Liar's Poker was a semi-autobiographical novel focused on Lewis' experiences at Salomon Brothers. He continued the financial theme in his sophomore novel, The New,

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 23 June 2020
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"A new edition with a final chapter written forty years after the explosion."

A Bit on the Blind Side

A Bit on the Blind Side
  • Author : Geraldine Murfin-Shaw
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 17 December 2016
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Downing tools in the allotment where they have toiled for the last six years, Valerie and her husband Wolfram decide to cycle to Germany to visit his mother. Before they leave, Val's guide the Aztec Priest appears among the bean rows and tells her this will be a Vision Quest - and so it turns out to be, not least due to their involvement in Channel 4's 'Real Holiday Show'. In spite of the dangers they encounter on this trip

The Blind Side of Public Debt Spikes

The Blind Side of Public Debt Spikes
  • Author : Laura Jaramillo,Mr.Carlos Mulas-Granados,Elijah Kimani
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 14 October 2016
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What explains public debt spikes since the end of WWII? To answer this question, this paper identifies 179 debt spike episodes from 1945 to 2014 across advanced and developing countries. We find that debt spikes are not rare events and their probability increases with time. We then show that large public debt spikes are neither driven by high primary deficits nor by output declines but instead by sizable stock-flow adjustments (SFAs). We also find that SFAs are poorly forecasted, which can affect debt