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Fly girl : a memoir  Cover Image Book Book

Fly girl : a memoir / Ann Hood.

Hood, Ann, 1956- (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324006237
  • ISBN: 1324006234
  • Physical Description: xvi, 269 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

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"An entertaining and fascinating memoir of "gifted storyteller" (People) Ann Hood's adventurous years as a TWA flight attendant. In 1978, in the tailwind of the Golden Age of air travel, flight attendants were the epitome of glamor and sophistication. Fresh out of college and hungry to experience the world, Ann Hood joined their ranks. She carved chateaubriand in the first-class cabin, found romance on layovers in London and Lisbon, and walked more than a million miles in high heels, smiling as she served thousands of passengers. She flew through the start of deregulation, an oil crisis, massive furloughs, and a labor strike. As the airline industry changed around her, Hood began to write-even drafting snatches of her first novel from the jump-seat. She reveals how the job empowered her, despite its roots in sexist standards. Packed with funny, moving, and shocking stories of life as a flight attendant, Fly Girl captures the nostalgia and magic of air travel at its height, and the thrill that remains with every takeoff"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hood, Ann, 1956-
Flight attendants > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biographies.

Available copies

  • 3 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.

Holds

  • 5 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library B Hood (Text) 32017000082574 New Adult Books Available -


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