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WW Norton The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game (Movie Tie-In Edition), paperback

Michael Oher didn't have much going for him. As one of thirteen children born to a mother addicted to crack, he didn't know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read and write. Then in step the Tuohy's, an evangelical Christian family with a big heart who offer Michael a home, an education and the support he needs to achieve his dreams. Read the inspiring true story behind the Hollywood film.
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Date:April 27, 2010
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Jan
Certainly this is a book about football. As a Christian, I was very let down by the lack of evidence of Christ within this book. I was let down as this book and movie have been marketed as Christian and short of mentioning the name of the Christian school, the church the family attended and a couple of other slight mentions of something related to religion, I saw absolutely no praise, honor or thanks given to God. There was no reflection of Christ's goodness mentioned or shown. I was disturbed that Mr. Tuohy would "go looking for a loophole to exploit". That verbage alone is contrary to Christianity. The foul language was un-necessary. I wholeheartedly admire what the Tuohy family did for this young man. But to label this as a Christian book is a gross distortion.
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Date:February 3, 2010
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Amy Price
I enjoyed the movie much more than the book. I was wanting to know more about Michael Oher's life than about other football players.
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