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Poster Child

A Memoir

by Emily Rapp

Hardcover, 229 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $23.95 |


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In an unflinching memoir, a young woman who grew up with a disability that forced the childhood amputation of her entire leg below the knee details her struggle to learn to live with the problem, her role as a poster child for the March of Dimes, dealing with her teenage self-image, and the ultimate coming to terms with her body in a society that values beauty. 50,000 first printing.

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