Ten Days A Madwoman
The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original "girl" Reporter Nellie BlyBook - 2016
From Library Staff
SFPL_Kids Feb 08, 2017
Nellie Bly, daring journalist and trailblazer for independent women, pulled a major journalistic stunt that skyrocketed her to fame: feigning insanity, being committed to the notorious asylum on Blackwell's Island, and writing a shocking exposé of the clinic's horrific treatment of its patients.
SFPL_Family Apr 20, 2016
Nellie Bly pretended to be insane in order get admitted and report on the inhumane conditions of a New York City asylum in 1887.