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Nellie Bly

Daredevil Reporter (Lerner Biographies)
  • 112 Pages
  • 4.71 MB
  • English
Lerner Publications
United States, Journalists, Bly, Nellie,, Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography, Children: Grades 3-4, Women, Juvenile literature, Biography & Autobiography - Literary, Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922, Biog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9608702M
ISBN 100822549565
ISBN 139780822549567

Nellie Bly was known for her pioneering journalism, including her exposé on the conditions of asylum patients at Blackwell's Island in New York City and her report of her day trip around Born: May 05, Dec 16,  · Ten Days in a Mad-House [Nellie Bly] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Nellie Bly, posing as Nellie 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/5(). Oct 18,  · Nellie Bly () was the most famous female reporter of her day, and a pioneering businesswoman (she started the first steel-barrel manufacturing plant in the U.S.).

Journalist Kroeger's formidably well-researched book, based on legal and archival material as well as Bly's more than newspaper and magazine articles, paints a compelling Cited by: This book was my selection for the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge Prompt #5: Read a book by a journalist or about journalism.

When I think of famous journalists Nellie Bly is the first to pop into my mind/5. Nellie Bly’s most popular book is Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11).

Nellie Bly has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. Nellie Bly’s most popular book is Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11). Jul 28,  · Nellie Bly didn’t return to journalism until much later in her life, when she covered the eastern front during World War I, according to Kroeger’s book.

She died of pneumonia in at age Author: Diane Bernard. Ten Days in a Mad-House, Published with "Miscellaneous Sketches: Trying to be a Servant," and "Nellie Bly as a White Slave." by Nellie Bly [Elizabeth Jane Cochrane Seaman] () New York: Ian L. Munro, Publisher, n.d.

Nov 09,  · Inan ambitious journalist named Nellie Bly went on an undercover assignment to disclose the mistreatment of women at the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island. The story created shockwaves throughout the country and caused reform in mental hospitals.

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It also launched Bly's career. Bly recounts her experience in this BookCaps Study Guides. Jan 23,  · Nellie Bly’s Book: Around the World in Seventy-two Days () was a great popular success, and the name Nellie Bly became a synonym for a female star reporter.

Nellie Bly board game Board game about Nellie Bly's trip around the world in –90, from The World, January 26, Bly is known to be a pioneer in her field and she is credited with launching what is now known as investigative journalism and Nellie Bly book journalism. So without further ado, please join us in cheering on the following authors whose works comprise the first contenders in the first Nellie Bly Book Awards for Journalistic Non-Fiction.

NELLIE BLY'S BOOK. AROUND THE WORLD IN SEVENTY-TWO DAYS. CHAPTER I. A PROPOSAL TO GIRDLE THE EARTH. WHAT gave me the idea. It is sometimes difficult to tell exactly what gives birth to an idea. Ideas are the chief stock in trade of newspaper writers and generally they are the scarcest stock in market, but they do come occasionally.

“The Collected Works of Nellie Bly (Annotated)”, p, Golgotha Press 9 Copy quote I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly - a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures, the insane, were cared for kindly and properly.

Dec 02,  · Ten Days In a Mad-House () by Nellie Bly. Nellie Bly, whose given name was Elizabeth Jane Cochran, was a pio-neer of investigative journalism. She died in Of her many exposé assignments for Joseph Pulitzer's NEW YORK WORLD, her voluntary (and undercover) journey into the "lunatic /5.

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days is an book by journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, writing under her pseudonym, Nellie chronicle details her day trip around the world, which was inspired by the book, Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules carried out the journey for Joseph Pulitzer's tabloid newspaper, the New York papercitysoftware.comher: Pictorial Weeklies.

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Jul 26,  · Ten Days in a Mad-House. Nellie Bly. (6 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. and I have been prevailed upon to allow it to be published in book form, to satisfy the hundreds who are yet asking for copies.I am happy to be able to state as a result of my visit to the asylum and the exposures consequent thereon, that the /5(6).

May 02,  · Inintrepid reporter Nellie Bly pretended she was crazy and got herself committed, all to help improve conditions in a New York City mental institution. In her book, she says that when. Turn-of-the-century journalist Nellie Bly emerges from myth to life in this realistic, respectful life story.

Brooke Kroeger uncovers new material and enriches her portrait of this legend. Created Date: 8/29/ PM. Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (born Elizabeth Jane Cochran; May 5, – January 27, ), better known by her pen name Nellie Bly, was an American journalist, novelist and inventor.

She was a newspaper reporter, who worked at various jobs for exposing poor working conditions. Nellie Bly, also, fought for women's right and was known for investigative Elizabeth Jane Cochran, May 5.

Jul 29,  · Nellie Bly, photographed inwent undercover at a New York City insane asylum in The resulting two-part story and, later, a book brought. May 05,  · Nellie Bly's investigative work became a classic in the annals of psychiatry and a cogent warning against inhumane treatment of the mentally Dr.

Howard Markel. Nellie Bly gained international stardom for her world tour stunt that multiplied her fame. Though ‘New York World’ continuously covered her travel diaries, it was later in that Bly published a book about the experience, titling it ‘Around the World in 72 Days.

Jun 24,  · Inside Nellie Bly’s 10 Days in a Madhouse Inyear-old reporter Nellie Bly had herself committed to a New York City asylum to expose the. Language: English. Brand new Book.

"The insane asylum on Blackwell's Island is a human rat-trap. It is easy to get in, but once there it is impossible to get out." Twenty-three-year-old journalist Nellie Bly, describing New York City's most notorious mental institution, wrote those words in after getting herself committed to the $ Nellie Bly gives students a look at the world of journalism and a glimpse into the life of this amazing woman.

Readers will discover how one woman changed the world. Detailed illustrations and photographs enhance the text. The book can be used to teach students about making inferences and drawing conclusions as well as using compound sentences. Nellie Bly overheard many interesting things while traveling.

"A Female Usurer's Trick" - Nellie Bly - New York World | Nellie Bly Exposes One of the Secrets of a Diamond Shop; Loaning Money Without a License to Actresses and Rich Women May 12, Nellie Bly exposes how a diamond shop in New York really operates. Jan 19,  · This movie is based on Nellie Bly's book, "Ten Days in A Mad-House," which was published in The book details her experiences while living undercover at Bellevue Hospital, a women's insane asylum on Blackwell's Island, New York, for ten days/10().

A Fresh Air (NPR) Best Book of the Year – Nellie Bly: Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist is the first and only fully documented biography of Bly and integrates a wealth of previously unknown information with a reporter’s zeal for the hard fact.

It is the first attempt to give us this legendary figure in all her complexity: the most famous woman journalist of her day, an extraordinary.

Oct 27,  · Ten Days in a Mad-House - Ebook written by Nellie Bly. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ten Days in a Mad-House/5(). Kids learn about the biography of Nellie Bly including her early career as a journalist, investigating and reporting on an insane asylum, racing around the world in 72 days, and fun facts.

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Bly traveled by ship, train, jinrikisha (a seat on wheels pulled by a man), sampan (a small riverboat), horse, and donkey. She embarked on her journey on November 14,and completed it 72 days later.Nellie Bly is an American hero! From start to finish, I was engaged in this book. Nellie’s bravery and tenacity led to the uncovering of the despicable treatment of mental patients in ’s America.

If not for her, I don’t believe the mental health sector would be what it is today!