Ten Days in a Mad-house

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Wildside Press, 2009 - History - 92 pages
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Nelly Bly, posing as "Nelly Brown," went undercover to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums. Her memoirs of this event form the basis of "Ten Days in a Mad-House," which forever changed the way the world looks at treatment and housing of the insane.

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User Review  - NicoleSch - LibraryThing

This is an exciting and haunting narrative made even more so by the fact that it is true (at least mostly, it is possible that Nellie Bly exaggerated a few things, but given the fact that we now know ... Read full review

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User Review  - AliceaP - LibraryThing

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly was a complete gamble. I saw it as a free download on my Kindle and I snatched it up on a whim. This is the true account of a young female reporter who lied her ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Nelly Bly is a Yale English graduate who has worked as a book editor and reviewer for Publishers Weekly. She and her husband live in New York City.

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