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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Coming This Friday...

at a theater near you is a film based on the book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis [796.332 LEW]. Here's the catalog description of the book:
Details the life of University of Mississippi football player Michael Oher, who was raised by a crack addicted mother and adopted at the age of sixteen by a wealthy family, and explores the rising importance and salary of the offensive left tackle in the game of football.
The film stars Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, and Kathy Bates. Quinton Aaron plays the young athlete, Michael.



The book also comes in audio form [AB/CD 796.332 LEW], and, as of Monday, was still sitting on the shelf! Hurry down and maybe you can snatch it up!

Other books by writer Michael Lewis include: Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood [306.874 LEW, also AB/CD 306.874 LEW], based upon Lewis's own life, and Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game [796.357 LEW, also AB/CD 796.357 LEW], a look at baseball.

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