Blind Side, TheBook - 2009
<strong>The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw.</strong> Opening in theaters November 20, 2009, <em>The Blind Side</em> is a feature movie based on Michaels Lewiss <em>New York Times</em> bestseller, produced by Alcon Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. <em>The Blind Side</em> tells the inspirational story of Michael Oher, a homeless black teen taken under the wing of the Touhys, a wealthy white Memphis family. Ohers size and speed on the football field bring him accolades. But learning the games strategy and making it as a student take the help of his new family, coaches, and tutor.<br /> <br /> Sandra Bullock stars as Leigh Anne Touhy, the sharp-witted and compassionate matriarch. Tim McGraw stars as her sports-enthusiast husband. Oscar winner Kathy Bates plays Miss Sue, Ohers indefatigable tutor. Quinton Aaron has his first major role as Oher. John Lee Hancock, who directed <em>The Rookie</em> and <em>The Alamo</em>, writes and directs the film.<br /> <br /> Michael Oher was just drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. This edition includes a new afterword bringing Ohers life up to date through college and the NFL.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2009
Edition: Movie Tie-in Edition
Characteristics: 339 p. ; (softcover) b&w ill., 21 cm
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