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✺ Ten Days in a Mad House Epub ✽ Author Nellie Bly – Tyrakel.de A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth century America In 1887 Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth century America In 1887 Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island America’s first municipal mental hospital Calling herself “Nellie Brown” she was.

Able to convince policemen a judge and a series of doctors of her madness with a few well practiced facial expressions of derangement At the institution Bly discovered the stuff of nightmares Mentally ill patients were fed rotten inedible food violently abused by a brutal uncaring staff and misdiagnosed mistreated or generally ignored by the doctors and so called menta.

days epub house mobile Ten Days kindle in a epub Days in a epub Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBAble to convince policemen a judge and a series of doctors of her madness with a few well practiced facial expressions of derangement At the institution Bly discovered the stuff of nightmares Mentally ill patients were fed rotten inedible food violently abused by a brutal uncaring staff and misdiagnosed mistreated or generally ignored by the doctors and so called menta.

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eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de See this thread for information Nellie Bly was the pen name of pioneer female journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran She remains notable for two feats a record breaking trip around the world in emulation of Jules Verne's character Phileas Fogg Bly completed the trip in seventy two days and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within In addition to her writing she was also an industrialist and charity worker Bly died of pneumonia at St Mark's Hospital in New York City in 1922 aged 57

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  1. PetraX PetraX says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBIf you read this book without knowing anything of Nellie Bly except that she was a journalist you might think it was a wonderful expose of the absolute horrors of bedlam in New York You might doubt whether really the food was so bad that apart from a crust or two and a bowl of cold tea it was totally inedible the bread had spiders baked into it You might wonder if the nurses were all nasty brutish and extremely violent Question if the doctors were either having public affairs with their illiterate nursing assistants or just plain blind to the extreme violence starvation and freezing conditions all around You might even come to the conclusion as I did that even if half or perhaps a quarter of all this was true then it was outrageous and perhaps fantastical But it was a good bit of reporting because she was taken seriously and conditions did change for the better


  2. Loretta Loretta says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBThis was a very disturbing read for me Mental health is an illness and this book showed how horribly patients were being treated at the Women's Lunatic Asylum in 1887 It brought back the horrible images of how in the 70's Geraldo Rivera blew the whistle on Willowbrook State School in Staten Island where the same horrific treatment of patients was happening This small book is not for the faint of heart


  3. Dem Dem says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUB35 Stars Ten Days in a Mad House is a book by newspaper reporter Nellie Bly Nellie took the terrifying task of posing as Nellie Borwn in an undercover assisment to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums While on the assignment she feigned insanity at a women's boarding house and was involuntarily committed to the Women's Luna


  4. VictoriaNickers VictoriaNickers says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBTen Days in a Mad house hat's off to you Nellie Bly My new hero  For the sake of a story she faked insanity and she got herself admitted into an insane asylum then wrote an exposé on the Blackwell's Island women's asylum in New York Not knowing how or if she or anybody else would be able to get her out And all this before women even had the right to vote Blows my mind Girls got guts   The story was published in a series of articles for Joseph Pulitzer's New York City Newspaper The World in the late 1800s Yes dude who the Pulitzer Prize is named after and then later in novel form I can't help but think about what an exciting time it must have been to read newspapers in New York This must have been the golden age of journalism Really it's investigative journalism at it's best Nellie Bly could teach a thing or two to all those re


  5. Beverly Beverly says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBThis is an extraordinary account Nellie Bly was a force to be reckoned with as a reporter and as a person She allowed herself to be institutionalized in a notorious insane asylum in New York to do an investigation on how the mentally ill women were treated there Her article of that experience was written in 1887 She also did r


  6. Alex ☣ Deranged KittyCat ☣ Alex ☣ Deranged KittyCat ☣ says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBTen Days in a Mad House is one amazing book I love it The fact that it's a real story makes it even interestingNellie Bly is a journalist who is asked to go undercover as a patient in an asylum and write about it She does and it's amazing how easily she is declared insane The examination mainly consists in a brief physical checkup what's that all about looking at the tongue? and a few questions focused on whether or not she is a kept woman She is finally shipped to the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island at which point she decides to start behaving normal again


  7. Valerity Val Valerity Val says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBFor its time its quite a story and the reporter took quite a little risk when she got herself tossed into an asylum back in those days depending on acquaintances to get her back out when the time came I'm not sure I'd be quite so trusting under those circumstances She found quite a story behind the walls and what she wrote made quite a sti


  8. Dee Arr Dee Arr says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBThere are a number of publishers offering this book and of the few I have seen I found this publication to be enjoyableIn any of the publications readers will find the main story of how journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman pen name Nellie Bly posed as an insane person in order to gain entry into Bellevue hospital on Blackwell's Island This is a revealing look not only into how people were institutionalized 130 years ago but also the lack of knowledge of medical doctors at that time The book also includes two short articles on employment agencies and women working in paper box factoriesI found this publication enjoyable for a number of reas


  9. A rather bookish A rather bookish says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBWell Nellie Bly you have my utmost respect What an inspirational human being Someone that would purposely get themselves admitted into an asylum for the insane in order to potentially uncover the inhumane treatment of the women there has to be one amazing and passionate indi


  10. Sam Sam says:

    eBook Nellie Bly ↠ eBook Ten Days in a Mad House eBook ✓ in a Kindle × ↠ tyrakel.de days epub, house mobile, Ten Days kindle, in a epub, Days in a epub, Ten Days in a Mad House PDF/EPUBI always had a desire to know asylum life thoroughly a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures the insane were cared for kindly and properly New York Wo


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