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Fly Girl: A Memoir

Fly Girl: A Memoir

by Ann Hood
Fly Girl: A Memoir

Fly Girl: A Memoir

by Ann Hood


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Praise for Ann Hood

“Hood is larger than life, living, loving, and grieving on an operatic scale.”—New York Times Book Review

“[Hood’s] generosity of spirit, courage, humor, gumption, and grace are a powerful reminder that language and story have the capacity to heal, to instruct, and to change our lives.”—Dani Shapiro

“Hood never for a paragraph or a page loses control over the story that suffuses her, the sound of the words, the impact of images.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781324006237
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/03/2022
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 16,366
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 5.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ann Hood is the author of eleven books, including the best-selling novels The Book That Matters Most and The Knitting Circle, and the memoirs Comfort: A Journey Through Grief and Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi

1 Taking Flight 1

2 Fly Girls 15

3 How to Become an Airline Stewardess 28

4 Breech Training Academy 55

5 Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome Aboard TWA Flight Number … 81

6 New Hire 94

7 Holding a Line 131

8 "If you take our hand, well take your dream across the sky …" 142

9 St. Louis Blues 159

10 When the Worst Happens 180

11 Furlough 186

12 Up, Up, and Away 208

13 Strike! 239

14 Thank You for Flying TWA … 247

15 Me and the Sky 260

Acknowledgments 267

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