I Beat the Odds

I Beat the Odds

From Homelessness to the Blind Side and Beyond

Audiobook CD - 2011
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Michael Oher is the young man at the center of the true story depicted in The Blind Side, the movie that swept up awards and accolades. Though the odds were heavily stacked against him, Michael had a burning desire deep within his soul to break out of the Memphis inner-city ghetto. This is the first time he shares his account of his story in his own words, revealing his thoughts and feelings with details that only he knows, and offering his point of view on how anyone can achieve a better life.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, [2011]
Copyright Date: ℗2011
ISBN: 9780142428863
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (approximately 420 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Yaeger, Don

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Jan 03, 2020

Interesting and inspirational book. Gives the background that wasn't possible in the movie. This would be an excellent book for young people to read, especially if disadvantaged in some way.

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