Heather Poole, author of Cruising Attitude, on tour March 2012

Posted By on January 20, 2012

About Cruising Attitude

• Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition (March 6, 2012)

Flying the not-so-friendly skies…

In her more than fifteen years as an airline flight attendant, Heather Poole has seen it all. She’s witnessed all manner of bad behavior at 35,000 feet and knows what it takes for a traveler to become the most hated passenger onboard. She’s slept in flight attendant crashpads in “Crew Gardens,” Queens—sharing small bedrooms crammed with bunk beds with a parade of attractive women who come and go at all hours, prompting suspicious neighbors to jump to the very worst conclusions. She’s watched passengers and coworkers alike escorted off the planes by police. She can tell you why it’s a bad idea to fall for a pilot but can be a very good one (in her case) to date a business-class passenger. Heather knows everything about flying in a post-9/11 world—and she knows what goes on behind the scenes, things the passengers would never dream.

Heather’s true stories in Cruising Attitude are surprising, hilarious, sometimes outrageously incredible—the very juiciest of “galley gossip” delightfully intermingled with the eye-opening, unforgettable chronicle of her fascinating life in the sky.

About Heather Poole

Heather Poole has been published in The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2010. Her regular online column, “Galley Gossip: Confessions from the Jumpseat with Heather Poole,” has received more than two million views and is featured on AOL’s award-winning travel website, Gadling.com.

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Heather’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 6th: Broken Teepee

Wednesday, March 7th: Brandi Reads

Thursday, March 8th: Seaside Book Nook

Monday, March 12th: 2 Kids and Tire Book Reviews

Tuesday, March 13th: Walking With Nora

Wednesday, March 14th: BookNAround

Thursday, March 15th: Kritters Ramblings

Tuesday, March 20th: Book Dilettante

Wednesday, March 21st: Helen’s book Blog

Friday, March 30th: Book Club Classics!

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