Ten Days in a Mad-House

eAudio - unabridged
(3.40 hours)
Product Number: OB33717
Released: 17 Jan, 2017
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781520069951
Narrator(s): Becky Gibel
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In 1887, Nellie Bly had herself committed to the notorious Blackwell's Island insane asylum in New York City with the goal of discovering what life was like for its patients. While there, Bly experienced firsthand the shocking abuse and neglect of its inmates, from inedible food to horrifyingly unsanitary conditions. Ten Days in a Mad-House is Bly's expose of the asylum. Written for Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, Bly's account chronicles her 10 days at Blackwell's Island and, upon its publication, drew public attention to the abuse of the institutionalized and led to a grand jury investigation of the facility. This series of articles established Bly as a pioneering female journalist and remains a classic of investigative reporting.

Author(s): Nellie Bly
Original Publish Date: 17 Jan, 2017

All Formats/Editions

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Author(s): Nellie Bly
Product Number WEB148319
Released: 27 Oct, 2015
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781480443846
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Author(s): Nellie Bly
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Product Number WEB335860
Released: 08 Nov, 2011
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: AUK Classics
ISBN: #9781849895316
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Author(s): Nellie Bly
Narrator(s): Laural Merlington
Product Number OB23748
Released: 30 Jun, 2011
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
ISBN: #9781452623467

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