Ten Days in a Mad-House

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Andrews UK Limited, Nov 8, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 86 pages
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This is the true story of reporter Nellie Bly, who pretends to be insane, and manages to get herself committed into an insane asylum in the USA. This revised second digital edition is a fascinating account, specially formatted for today's e-readers by Andrews UK.
 

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Nellie Bly was a reporter in New York who convinced the courts that she was insane and got herself locked away at Blackwell's Island. Her expose of the conditions there led to increased care and ... Read full review

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User Review  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

Interesting likely first work of undercover investigative journalism by a female. I have read enough of the era and the supposed "treatment" of persons with alleged mental illness not to be shocked ... Read full review

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