"Kundert paints a vivid portrait of Katherine's flight attendant world... A thoughtful and sensitively observed tale with a heroine whose adventures are worth following."
“Her Native American ancestors guide her along the way using feathers and her beloved talisman. The story addresses a particular era in the fight for women’s rights.”
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Books opened new worlds to me. When I was a kid, some of my favorite books were Little Women, Nancy Drew, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre. Later I turned to Willa Cather, Sinclair Lewis, Faulkner, and Hemingway. Books opened my mind to a magical world.
About Sky Queen
KATHERINE ROEBLING, a young woman from Chippewa Falls, WI, embarks on a journey from her quiet academic life studying anthropology at Beloit College to taste the Jet Age.
The era of rapid social change ushered in by faster and bigger jet engines, created stewardesses as the glamour girls. Airlines market these young women as the jet goddess hostess trained to pamper male passengers, mix their martinis, and calm their fears of flying. On the ground, these jet goddesses become freedom warriors poised to lead a revolution.
A good read draws you into a world of its own but can also move you to explore the broader world around you. While the literature of many kinds has influenced us, here are more than a dozen titles that stir us (in some cases…