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Ten Days in a Mad-House - cover

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly

Publisher: Charles River Editors

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Chios Classics brings literature's greatest works back to life for new generations.  All our books contain a linked table of contents. 

Nellie Bly was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, an American journalist.  Bly was a famous reporter and a pioneer of investigative journalism.  As part of an undercover assignment in 1887, Bly pretended to be insane and spent ten days in an asylum in order to observe the conditions the inhabitants had to endure.  Bly wrote a memoir on the experiences and uncovered the horrible and inhumane state of the asylum.

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