Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

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Author: Nellie Bly
Publisher: Indialog Publications
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 184
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187981490


Determined to defy the fictional hero of Jules Verne's classic Around the World in Eighty Days, a sprightly young American journalist, Nellie Bly, set sail for a trip around the world in 1889, ending it in severnty-two days. This is a lively account of Bly's adventurous journey.


A proposal to Girdle the Earth
The Start
Southampton to Jules Verne's
Jules Berne at Home
On to Brindsi
An American Heiress
Two Beautiful Black Eyes
Aden to Colombo
Delayed Five Days
In the Pirate Seas
Against the Monsoon
British China
Christmas in Canton
The Land of the Amikado
One Hundred and Twenty Hours in Japan
Across the Pacific
Across the Continent
The Record