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Ten days in a mad-house.

Author: Nelly Bly
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Wildside Pr, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nelly Bly, posing as a mentally disturbed woman, went undercover to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums. Her memoirs of her ten day stay at Blackwell's Island Lunatic Asylum forever changed the way the world looks at treatment and housing of the insane.
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Named Person: Nellie Bly
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelly Bly
ISBN: 143440501X 9781434405012
OCLC Number: 316688201
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Nelly Bly, posing as a mentally disturbed woman, went undercover to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums. Her memoirs of her ten day stay at Blackwell's Island Lunatic Asylum forever changed the way the world looks at treatment and housing of the insane.

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