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The Resource Come Fly the World, Julia Cooke, (electronic resource)

Come Fly the World, Julia Cooke, (electronic resource)

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Come Fly the World
Title
Come Fly the World
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Julia Cooke
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Language
eng
Summary
Glamor, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men-era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up Required to have a college degree, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on iconic Pan Am between 1966 and 1975 also had to be between 5?3? and 5?9", between 105 and 140 pounds, and under 26 years old at the time of hire. Cooke's intimate storytelling weaves together the real-life stories of a memorable cast of characters, from small-town girl Lynne Totten, a science major who decided life in a lab was not for her, to Hazel Bowie, one of the relatively few Black stewardesses of the era, as they embraced the liberation of their new jet-set life. Cooke brings to light the story of Pan Am stewardesses' role in the Vietnam War, as the airline added runs from Saigon to Hong Kong for planeloads of weary young soldiers straight from the battlefields, who were off for five days of R & R, and then flown back to war. Finally, with Operation Babylift?the dramatic evacuation of 2,000 children during the fall of Saigon?the book's special cast of stewardesses unites to play an extraordinary role on the world stage
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Cooke, Julia
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
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Come Fly the World, Julia Cooke, (electronic resource)
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stereophonic
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online
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9780358449355
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digital recording
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Label
Come Fly the World, Julia Cooke, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780358449355
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fef1ced0-45e1-4d66-996d-bc91381eed8c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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