Around the World in Seventy-Two Days: And Other Writings
By: Nellie Bly (author)Paperback
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Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, Nellie Bly was renowned as America's first 'girl stunt reporter'. She was a pioneer of investigative journalism, including an expose of patient treatment at a mental asylum and a travelogue from her record-breaking race around the world in emulation of Phileas Fogg. This volume, the only printed and edited collection of Bly's writings, includes her best-known works as well as many lesser-known pieces that capture the breadth of her career from her fierce opinion pieces to her remarkable World War I reporting.
Nellie Bly was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane (1864-1922), an American journalist best known for her record-breaking trip around the world and her controversial undercover investigation of Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric facility. Jean M. Lutes is an associate professor of English and director of academics for Gender and Women's Studies at Villanova University.
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