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

Cooke, Julia, (author.).

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  • 0 of 4 copies available at York County Libraries.

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1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults 387.7 COO Nonfiction (Text) 34001001389376 Adult Area New Checked Out 06/22/2021
Dover Area Community Library Adults 387.7 COO Nonfiction (Text) 34217000845016 Adult Area New Checked Out 07/06/2021
Guthrie Memorial Library: Hanover's Public Library Adults 387.7 COO Nonfiction (Text) 34007002427669 Adult Area New Checked Out 06/17/2021
  Plated 2021: In Memory of Irvin "Irv" Arter
Martin Library Adults 387.7 COO Life Times (Text) 33454005795018 Atrium Checked Out 06/24/2021

Record details

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

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-256) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: The wrong kind of girl. 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? --Part 2: You can't fly me. 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 --Part 3: Women's work. Everything flyable ; War comes aboard ; The most incredible scene ; The only lonely place was on the moon -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"A lively, unexpected portrait of the jet-age stewardesses serving on iconic Pan Am airways between 1966 and 1975."-- Provided by publisher.
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.
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