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Around the world in seventy-two days and other writings

Author: Nellie Bly; Jean Marie Lutes
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2014]
Series: Penguin classics.
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In 1885, Elizabeth Jane Cochran -- pen name, Nellie Bly -- was hired as one of the first female journalists after writing a scathing rebuttal to a misogynist newspaper column in the Pittsburgh Dispatch. The newspaper's editor was so taken aback by Bly's incendiary prose that he posted an ad asking the article's author to come work for him. Within five years, Bly had become the first "girl stunt reporter," going  Read more...
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Named Person: Nellie Bly; Elizabeth Bisland; Elizabeth Bisland; Nellie Bly
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nellie Bly; Jean Marie Lutes
ISBN: 9780143107408 0143107402
OCLC Number: 852829954
Description: xxviii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Gather up the real smart girls. The girl puzzle (1885) --
Nellie in Mexico (1886) --
Into the madhouse. Behind asylum bars (1887) --
Inside the madhouse (1887) --
Undercover again. The girls who make boxes (1887) --
The king of the lobby (1888) --
The woman question --
Woman's part in politics (1888) --
Should women propose? (1888) --
Champion of her sex: Miss Susan B. Anthony (1896) --
Around the world in seventy-two days. Around the world in seventy-two days (1890) --
On the firing line. Nellie Bly on the battlefield (1914) --
War horrors (1914) --
At the scene of the slaughter (1914) --
At the front (1915) --
Dear Nellie. Nellie Bly finds a home and Father for little waif (1919) --
Nellie Bly tells of disappointments (1919).
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Nellie Bly ; edited with an Introduction and notes by Jean Marie Lutes ; foreword by Maureen Corrigan.

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Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, the author 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  Read more...

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"Absolutely fantastic...superb in its entirety" --Maria Popova, "Brain Pickings" "A classic from one of the first prominent female journalists in America." --Kathryn Schulz, " New York Magazine" Read more...

 
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