An entertaining and fascinating memoir of "gifted storyteller" (People) Ann Hood's adventurous years as a Trans World Airlines flight attendant in the 1970s.
Packed with funny, moving, and shocking stories of life as a flight attendant, FLY GIRL captures the nostalgia and magic of air travel at its height, and the thrill that remains with every takeoff.
Ann Hood is the author of the best-selling novels The Book That Matters Most, The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread and Somewhere Off The Coast of Maine. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, in which she shares her personal story of losing her 5 year old daughter Grace in 2002, was a New York Times Editor's Choice and named one of the top 10 non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Paris Review, O Magazine, and Real Simple. The recipient of a Best American Travel Writing Award, among other honors, she lives in Providence, Rhode Island.