I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond /

The football star made famous in the hit film "The Blind Side" reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. While many people are now familiar with Oher's amazing journey, this is the first time he shares his story in his own words.

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Oher, Michael.
Other Authors: Yaeger, Don.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Gotham Books, ©2011.
Table of Contents:
  • Reaching back
  • Begging and bumming: life in Hurt Village
  • Life at home
  • The day they took me away
  • Life in the system
  • Running back
  • Escape from St. Joseph's
  • "Home" again
  • MJ and me
  • Big Tony and Steve
  • The road to Briarcrest
  • High school
  • Finding a family
  • Finding football
  • Miss Sue
  • Rebel with a cause
  • The draft
  • On Raven's wings
  • The blind side
  • A different kind of fan mail
  • Breaking the cycle
  • Ways to get involved.