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Nellie Bly : journalist

Author: John Bankston
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Pub., 2011.
Series: Women of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of a young woman from Pennsylvania who overcame social barriers and other challenges to become the successful and respected investigative reporter she had always dreamed of becoming.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nellie Bly; Nellie Bly; Nellie Bly; Nellie Bly
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bankston
ISBN: 9781604139082 1604139080
OCLC Number: 679924761
Description: 155 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Around the world in 72 days --
A girl named Pink --
Lonely orphan girl --
Nellie Bly is born! --
Mexico! --
Nellie Bly takes on the world --
Undercover --
The world takes on Nellie Bly --
For richer or poorer --
"The best reporter in America."
Series Title: Women of achievement.
Responsibility: John Bankston.

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Introduces the life of Nellie Bly who, as a "stunt reporter" for the New York World newspaper in the late 1800s, championed women's rights and traveled around the world faster than anyone ever had.  Read more...

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