A Spy on the Bus: Memoir of a Company Rat

A Spy on the Bus Memoir of a Company Rat It was I was a college graduate and about to become a spy I was going to hit the road But what was it like this road when I had hardly been out of Kalamazoo writes Margean Gladysz in her le

  • Title: A Spy on the Bus: Memoir of a Company Rat
  • Author: Margean Gladysz
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • It was 1946, I was 18, a college graduate, and about to become a spy I was going to hit the road But what was it like this road when I had hardly been out of Kalamazoo writes Margean Gladysz in her letters to her parents written from 1946 to 1949 Unearthed from an attic trunk in 2003 these letters detail her employment with The Great Lakes Greyhound Bus Company as It was 1946, I was 18, a college graduate, and about to become a spy I was going to hit the road But what was it like this road when I had hardly been out of Kalamazoo writes Margean Gladysz in her letters to her parents written from 1946 to 1949 Unearthed from an attic trunk in 2003 these letters detail her employment with The Great Lakes Greyhound Bus Company as a company rat As a collection, they form the contents of A Spy on the Bus Young Margean s can do attitude permeates the letters as she reports daily activities about the people she meets, the cost of meals and hotel rooms, the countryside crops, the politics of the company and the best part her spying activities Disguised as a passenger, she rides on bus routes to various towns to observe bus drivers honesty or lack of, the road conditions, equipment handling, and all things the company bosses needed to know These were the days before surveillance cameras and Margean becomes the boss man s eyes and ears The fear of being discovered or turned up as a spy was always a worry She had to carefully plan her bus routes to avoid being recognized.

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