Fighter Pilot's Daughter: Growing Up in the Sixties and the Cold War

Fighter Pilot's Daughter: Growing Up in the Sixties and the Cold War

by Mary Lawlor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442222007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/22/2013
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mary Lawlor is professor of English and the Director of American Studies at Muhlenberg College. She is the author of Recalling the Wild: Naturalism and the Closing of the American West, and Public Native America: Tribal Self Representation in Casinos, Museums and Powwows.

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Pilot’s House

Chapter One: Learning to Fly

Chapter Two: Frannie’s Days of Yore

Chapter Three: The Coming of the Cold War

Chapter Four: Waiting Out Korea

Chapter Five: Camping Out in Miami and Topsail

Chapter Six: School Pains and Home Wars

Chapter Seven: Trouble With the Army

Chapter Eight: Strange Days in the Deep South

Chapter Nine: Coming of Age in California

Chapter Ten: Cold War Catholicism, JFK, and Cuba

Chapter Eleven: The Discipline of

Synchronized Swimming

Chapter Twelve: Saint Brigit/Bardot

Chapter Thirteen: Back to the Swamps

Chapter Fourteen: Transition out of America

Chapter Fifteen: Germany in the Sixties

Chapter Sixteen: At Play in the Fields of Empire

Chapter Seventeen: Following European Politics

Chapter Eighteen: Making a Home in Paris

Chapter Nineteen: New Constellations

Chapter Twenty: An Immoveable Feast

Chapter Twenty-One: Our Friends the Draft Resisters

Chapter Twenty-Two: Show Down With Frannie

Chapter Twenty-Three: May ’68

Chapter Twenty-Four: Show Down With Jack

Chapter Twenty-Five: Lost Days

Chapter Twenty-Six: Heidelberg Redux

Chapter Twenty-Seven: A Beaker of the Warm South

Chapter Twenty-Eight: The End of the Cold War


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I have started really getting into these types of books. For me I get to read about other people's lives and different times. This is one of those books. The book is completely enjoyable and hard to put down once you start reading!