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Edge, the blind side

George G. Gilman

Edge, the blind side

by George G. Gilman

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Published by Pinnacle Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBlind side.
Statementby George G. Gilman.
SeriesThe Edge series -- no. 44
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2742 vol. 23
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18689451M
ISBN 100523420420
ISBN 109780523420424
LC Control Number2008579019

"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 .   The Book. While Quinton Aaron gave an excellence performance of “Big Mike,” it’s hard to know what was real and what wasn’t. A lot of the film got its inspiration from the New York Times best-selling book written by Michael Lewis, called The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. Lewis is also the author of Moneyball and Coach: Lessons on the.

The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day 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 any of the things a child might learn in school - such as, say, how to read or write.4/5(K). The Blind Side is the real life story of NFL player Michael Oher and his rise out of the depths of poverty, neglect, and homelessness to becoming one of the NFL’s greatest athletes. In , this wonderfully told novel was turned into an Oscar winning movie featuring Sandra Bullock and Quinton Aaron.

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The Blind Side book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Edge reckoned it was the damnedest thing he'd ever come across: a fas /5. EDGE: The Blind Side - Kindle edition by Gilman, George G., Davey, Malcolm.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading EDGE: The Blind Side/5(15). The Blind Side (Edge #44) Mass Market Paperback – September 1, by George G.

Gilman (Author) › Visit Amazon's George G. Gilman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. George /5(4). In this tale, notorious loner Edge runs in to a husband and wife couple -- Geoffrey and Helen -- riding out west.

After their horse gives out on them and dies, Edge offers them assistance to get to the next town. However, Edge has no idea what he's signed up for as Helen throws herself at him and her husband ends up blinded Pages: Edge took another mouthful of water from the skillet, then spat it out like he was rinsing off a bad taste as he straightened up from the crouch beside the head of the dead horse.4/5(32).

Series list: Edge (61 Books) by George G. Gilman. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating. EDGE: The Blind Side Kindle Edition by George G.

Gilman (Author) › Visit Amazon's George G. Gilman Page. search results for this author. George G. Gilman (Author), Malcolm Davey (Editor) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 15 ratings. Book 43 of 47 in Edge (47 Book Series)Reviews: ✏On the Blind Side Book Summary: On the blind side is an account of the rehabilitation of some of the men and women Lynda has trained when they lost their sight either through accident or illness or on the battlefield.

They are all heroes. Theirs. Historical Context of The Blind Side. The Blind Side doesn’t allude to a great many historical events. However, it gives a sense for the crack epidemic of the s, and for the decay of black urban communities during the same period.

Throughout the s, the use of crack cocaine was extremely high in poor black communities, creating a spike in crime and child neglect. Leaves – Two pages of a book (1 sheet) is referred to as a leaf, front (‘recto’) and back (‘verso’).

Painted Book Fore Edge. Edges / Fore Edge – The edges of the leaves and the textblock as a whole. On more expensive books you will likely find the fore edge has been painted with a hidden painting (known as foredge painting or art.

The Edge book series by George G. Gilman includes books The Loner, Ten Thousand Dollars, American, Apache Death, and several more.

See the complete Edge series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Sandra Bullock plays Leigh Anne Tuohy in the movie "The Blind Side." Leigh Anne Tuohy is a true southern woman, and everyone could stand to learn a few lessons from the way she presents herself and uses her good heart to welcome Michael into her family.

Expect the unexpected. The Blind Side Summary. Next. Chapter 1. Lewis begins by describing how in the late seventies and early eighties, there was a major change in the way football was played at the highest levels.

Rushers became bigger and faster, meaning that quarterbacks had slightly less time to react or pass the ball to their receivers. In The Blind Side, Michael Lewis relates the story of an unusual social experiment.

Michael Oher's success in his new school, with his new, rich, white family, raises some inevitable questions. Would he have been given the same chance to succeed in school, and indeed in life, if he did not display such athletic prowess.

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. 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.

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 upbringing, through his years. Michael Lewis (author) This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Blind Side. Print Word PDF.

Take our free The Blind Side quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test your knowledge. The #1 New York Times Bestseller "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, The Blind Side, Evolution of a Game, Michael Lewis, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game is a book by Michael Lewis released on September 2, by W.

Norton & Company. It focuses on American football. Plot. The book features two dominant storylines. The first is an examination of how offensive football strategy. The book starts out with some history about the passing game and Lawrence Taylor’s skill at sacking quarterbacks.

That created the need for a left tackle to protect the quarterback’s blind side. The first player who could stop Lawrence was a guy who wrestled. Sometimes even menacing linebackers or brilliantly athletic cornerbacks get attention, too.

But Michael Lewis' new book about football, The Blind Side, makes a counterintuitive .Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.