Stewardess is a high-flying visual celebration of the era when air travel was chic and stewardesses were glamorous, gracious symbols of the international jet set. Taking off with an insightful introduction tracing the history of the air hostess, this stylish book is packed with gorgeous vintage photographs, training and in-flight materials, ads, and stewardess ephemera, plus snapshots and reminiscences from stewardesses themselves. A fun and fashionable fight for travelers -- without having to check your bags -- Stewardess pays fitting tribute to being able to maintain perfect poise at 30,000 feet. Welcome aboard. Hardcover, mostly color, some b&w.