- By Jason Marks

Around the World in 72 Days: The Race Between Pulitzer's Nellie Bly & Cosmopolitan's Elizabeth Bisland

  • Title: Around the World in 72 Days: The Race Between Pulitzer's Nellie Bly & Cosmopolitan's Elizabeth Bisland
  • Author: Jason Marks
  • ISBN: 9781563151033
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Paperback
  • Around the World in Days The Race Between Pulitzer s Nellie Bly Cosmopolitan s Elizabeth Bisland This book much of which recounts information compiled by Marks form the actual journals of Ms Bly and Bisland is a testament to the adventurous spirit of two women who became trailblazers A must rea

    This book, much of which recounts information compiled by Marks form the actual journals of Ms Bly and Bisland, is a testament to the adventurous spirit of two women who became trailblazers A must read for all those who are intrigued by events that influenced American history.

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    1. Around the World in 72 Days by Jason Marks is a short biography that recounts the amazing journeys of reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) from the New York World newspaper and associate editor Elizabeth Bisland from Cosmopolitan Magazine as they attempt to race each other around the world in 72 days. The year is 1889 and as a publicity stunt New York World newspaper decides to send a female reporter around the world to beat Phileas Fogg’s fictional record of 80 days. Enter Nellie Bly. Cos [...]

    2. The race was interesting. The two women represented the contrast between the old-fashioned cultured woman of the past and the determined unconventional woman of modern times. The plot moved too slowly for the amount of text devoted to each chapter, in a word it was boring. I gave up before finishing.

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