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

By: Goodman, Matthew
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2013Edition: 1st editionDescription: xxiii, 449 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780345527264 (hardcover : alk. paper) :; 0345527267 (hardcover : alk. paper) :Subject(s): Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922 -- Travel | Bisland, Elizabeth, 1861-1929 -- Travel | Women journalists -- United States -- Biography | Voyages around the worldDDC classification: 910.4/109252 LOC classification: G440.B67136 | G66 2013Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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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