The Resource Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman

Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman

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Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
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Eighty days
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Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
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Matthew Goodman
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80 days
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Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history making race around the world
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eng
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On November 14, 1889, two young female journalists raced against one another, determined to outdo Jules Verne's fictional hero and circle the globe in less than 80 days. The dramatic race that ensued would span 28,000 miles, captivate the nation, and change both competitors' lives forever
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Title
Eighty days
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Documents the 1889 competition between feminist journalist Nellie Bly and "Cosmopolitan" reporter Elizabeth Bishop to beat Jules Verne's record and each other in a round-the-globe race
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contains biographical information
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10165282
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.4/109252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
G440.B67136
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
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Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
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Matthew Goodman
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Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bislands history-making race around the world
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman
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Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-423) and index
Contents
A free American girl -- The newspaper gods of Gotham -- The secret cupboard -- "How quick can a woman go around the world?" -- "I think I can beat Phileas Fogg's record" -- Living by railroad time -- A map of the world -- "Et ego in Arcadia" -- Baksheesh -- An English market town in China -- "The guessing match has begun in beautiful earnest" -- The other woman is going to win -- The Temple of the Dead -- The mysterious travel agent -- The special train -- "From Jersey to Jersey is around the world" -- Father Time outdone
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780345527264
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012046344
Note
cat24
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • ocn794367010
  • (OCoLC)794367010
  • 1087803

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