Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly with Rebecca Gibel (Narrator)

nonfiction history memoir psychology dark informative sad fast-paced

missing duration info | first published 1887

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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...
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