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With a burning need to see the world but no way to pay for it, I became a flight attendant for United Airlines. The moment I walked through the doors of the training center, a shy but eager new recruit, not entirely unlike the Emily I write about in Love Me Anyway, my life changed forever. I was suddenly part of this unique and fascinating new world. It was intoxicating and lonely, exhilarating and exhausting, and it was filled with some of the most amazing people I would ever come across.

As a voracious reader and an aspiring writer, I was driven very early on to write about that world. I’m not sure I had the chutzpah back then to think I would ever end up with a published novel, but year after year I dedicated myself to telling our story.

There is a chapter in my book called How to be a Flight Attendant, and even though it is tongue-in-cheek and focuses on the emotional challenges of airline life, people often ask me for a real how-to guide on landing a flight attendant job. I can't blame them - it really is one of the best jobs on earth.

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Love Me Anyway: A Novel
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"As a travel junkie, I've indulged a fantasy or two about being a flight attendant if I was young and single. This book gives me a glimpse of exactly what that might've been like - both the good and the bad. I loved that side of the book and was al..." Read more of this review »
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"Biggest appeal for me was a peek at the world of flight attendants in a time after the glamorous air hostess days and before 2001. Recommend to readers who like Jennifer Close's "Girls in White Dresses" and to Kristin Hannah, Caroline Leavitt, etc..." Read more of this review »
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