Nellie Bly (1864-1922) was a reporter, activist, and businesswoman who is celebrated as one of America's most famous and influential journalists. She is best known for the undercover assignment that resulted in the book Ten Days in a Mad-House and her race to circle the globe faster than the hero of Jules Verne's popular novel Around the World in Eighty Days.
Oprah!: Up Close and Down Homeby Nellie Bly
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She was born dirt poor on a Mississippi farm, got raped at nine and, at 14, bore a child who died during delivery. But now, in her early 40s, Oprah Winfrey is America's #1 talk show host, is worth at least $250 million and is loved around the world.
How did she do it? And what is she doing with her remarkable success? This intimate, no-holds-barred look at this phenomenal woman spells it out.
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