A Fly Girl: Travel Tales of an Exotic British Airways Cabin by Amanda Epe,Sam Wall,Ellen Banda-Aaku

By Amanda Epe,Sam Wall,Ellen Banda-Aaku

A Fly woman offers perception to the highs and lows on the planet of a former BA cabin group, in an exciting go back and forth writing memoir. within the worldwide panorama the memoirist meticulously records own adventures, social constructions and political background all through her bold and fascinating expeditions. Conveying stories from the America's, Arabia, Asia to Africa the narrative is fueled with race, gender and sexuality because the writer walks via hip hop background and stories terrain vibrations and eruptions. the writer exposes her relation to addictions, alcohol, air rage and the lifetime of the jet set, highlighting historical past of British airlines at forty.

Amanda tells poignant tales that painting the issues of humanity; others are alarming, a laugh and shiny and happen the character of humankind, the kith and relations of an international kinfolk. as well as robust tale telling infused with lyrical prose the e-book is additionally non secular and divulges a therapeutic mind-set because the autobiographer bargains with the conflict of self worth, nationwide id, and aesthetics for ladies in a picture wakeful international. Is Amanda remodeled by way of travel?

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This ebook presents a wealthy perception into the author's adventures around the globe as cabin workforce for British airlines. Navigating her means internationally, the writer exposes the problems in connecting with electorate from diversified cultural and spiritual backgrounds, a lot of who held patriarchal norms that problem the author's normative assumptions approximately gender equality. it is an attractive and stress-free learn. Charlotte Proudman, Barrister QC.

This ebook is a woman's trip to discover her precise id, facing the journey's of being a black girl in non-ethnic ruled function. it is an awakening tale of studying approximately loving and possessing one's precise identification past the expectancy of what it potential to be a girl and convinced girls do fart lol. Lillian Ogbogoh, overseas most sensible promoting writer and Sensuality Discovery Specialist.

Intimate and frank tales provide upward push to humorous and touching moments during this memoir of an air hostess. we now have all desired to be a fly at the wall from time to time yet Amanda is a fly at the international staring at complicated and evolving social realities via every one cease on her travels. even supposing her concentration is these she meets, while her usually rose-tinted expectancies are dismantled we trap a glimpse of Amanda that's straight away unforeseen - possibly accidental and intensely compelling in its sincerity. A clean and unique voice. Vanessa Walters, writer and Journalist, The parent & BBC

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