Ten Days in a Mad-house

Ten Days in a Mad-house

by Nellie Bly
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Ten Days in a Mad-house by Nellie Bly

Nelly Bly, posing as "Nelly Brown," went undercover to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums. Her memoirs of this event form the basis of "Ten Days in a Mad-House," which forever changed the way the world looks at treatment and housing of the insane.

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ISBN-13: 9781434405012
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 01/30/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 92
Sales rank: 667,738
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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Ten Days in a Mad-House 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Incredibly shocking to see how women were treated in the 1800s. We've come a long way, but still room for improvement. How scary how easily it was for a woman to get committed for insanity, then to endure such a hell hole.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love reading historical stuff and this was really interesting. To see from her eyes what would have been something scary to go through is amazing.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Nellie B.was a woman way ahead of her time and very brave. Read more about her life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful
B-loNY More than 1 year ago
An interesting quick read with a unusual dialogue
Anonymous More than 1 year ago