Porter, Marcia Hoebel.
Title The Leg and I: The Rollicking Autobiography of an Amputee.
Publisher Boise: Legendary Publishing Company, (1990).
Seller ID bass180
Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, cloth, xiii + 183 pp. Near-Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with edgewear that includes light chipping. From dust jacket: Marcia Porter, an Idaho journalist and businesswoman has lived almost all her life in the small, south central Idaho town of Arco...In 1941, when Marcia was a 23-year-old reporter for The Idaho Statesman in Boise, she lost her left leg above the knee as the result of an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver. She went through a lengthy period of hospitalization and recuperation, was fitted with an artificial leg and learned to walk again. While working in the office of Idaho Governor C. A. Bottolfsen, she met a young newspaper photographer, Mike Porter, who was destined to become her husband and lifelong companion. When Mike returned from overseas at the end of World War II, the young couple returned to Arco to take over the managmenet of the family bank...