Ten Days In a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days In a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

by Nellie Bly

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INTRODUCTION.

SINCE my experiences in Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum were published in the World I have received hundreds of letters in regard to it. The edition containing my story long since ran out, and I have been prevailed upon to allow it to be published in book form, to satisfy the hundreds who are yet asking for copies.

I am happy to be able to state as a result of my visit to the asylum and the exposures consequent thereon, that the City of New York has appropriated $1,000,000 more per annum than ever before for the care of the insane. So I have at least the satisfaction of knowing that the poor unfortunates will be the better cared for because of my work.
Nelly Bly

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148577287
Publisher: Unforgotten Classics
Publication date: 07/22/2013
Series: Unforgotten Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 188,898
File size: 686 KB

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Ten Days In a Mad-House by Nellie Bly 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not much depth to this book. Very disappointing. I thought there would be more information about the inner workings of the hospital and the out comes of her work. The writing seemed rushed