Come Fly the World


书籍英文名:Come Fly the World

书籍作者 :Julia Cooke [Julia Cooke]

书籍简介:Glamour, danger, adventure, liberation: in a Mad Men–era of commercial flight, Pan Am attracted a special sort of young woman. Required to be between 5′3″ and 5′9″, between 105 and 140 pounds, and under 26 years old, she also had to have a college education, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service Officer. 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 African American 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…


担心付款后,不发货?看看我们读者反馈👉  读者反馈


The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age

The Price You Pay for College