Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly

106 pages first pub 1887 (editions)

nonfiction history memoir psychology dark informative sad fast-paced


A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth-century America In 1887, Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the ...

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mysterious 3%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%


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