Around the World in 72 Days by Nellie Bly

Around the World in 72 Days

Nellie Bly

185 pages first pub 1890 (editions)

nonfiction classics history travel adventurous slow-paced


Originally published in 1890 in book form, the text was based on Nellie Bly's newspaper articles for the New York World. In 1889, Bly went around the world as a journalism "stunt" to beat the fictional record of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg -- and e...

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