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Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am  Cover Image Book Book

Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am / Julia Cooke.

Cooke, Julia, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780358251408
  • ISBN: 0358251400
  • ISBN: 9780358449355
  • ISBN: 0358449359
  • Physical Description: vii, 266 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A jet-age job -- Horizons unlimited -- A woman in uniform -- Pipeline to paradise -- Foreign service -- Pan Am was the American flag -- Unequivocally in the world -- One, two, three, what are we fighting for? -- What do you women want? -- I'm okay, you're okay -- Open skies for Negro girls -- She's so busy being free -- Splendid capitalist airplanes -- De facto feminist -- A matter of serious and continuing concern -- An extension of the airline -- Everything flyable -- War comes aboard -- The most incredible scene -- The only lonely place was on the moon.
Subject: Pan American World Airways, Inc > History.
Pan American World Airways, Inc > Employees > Biography.
Flight attendants > United States > History > 20th century.
Flight attendants > United States > Biography.
Sex role in the work environment > United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS > Economics > General.
Pan American World Airways, Inc.
Flight attendants.
Sex role in the work environment.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 387.742 COOKE (Text) 520447 Non-Fiction Available -

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