Air Transport World

Airline Pasionado.

Before Braniff, and After. By Robert C. Booth, 192 pages, illustrated with photos and maps, Paladwr Press, 1906 Wilson Lane, #101, McLean, Va. 22102-1957, USA. $30. Available through AvMan Inc., 1600 NW 42 Ave., #200, Miami, Fla., 33126, USA. Tel: +1-305-876-9339.

The good thing about a business autobiography is that when well designed it provides the best of two worlds: Historical facts and a lively inside picture of how it really happened at the human level. Robert Booth, the visionary behind the Miami-based AvMan consulting group, has written a book of reminiscences that informs, entertains and educates with grace.

Five decades of history display themselves in pages of drama and humor, framing the time track of an energetic Brazilian-born Anglo who would elbow his way up in the airline industry In both Latin America and the US. …

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