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The Resource Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman

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

Label
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
Title
Eighty days
Title remainder
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Goodman
Title variation
80 days
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.4/109252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
G440.B67136
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A free American girl -- The newspaper gods of Gotham -- The secret cupboard -- "How quick can a woman go around the world?" -- "I think I can beat Phileas Fogg's record" -- Living by railroad time -- A map of the world -- "Et ego in Arcadia" -- Baksheesh -- An English market town in China -- "The guessing match has begun in beautiful earnest" -- The other woman is going to win -- The Temple of the Dead -- The mysterious travel agent -- The special train -- "From Jersey to Jersey is around the world" -- Father Time outdone
Control code
ocn794367010
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xxiii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780345527264
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012046344
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)794367010
Label
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world, Matthew Goodman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A free American girl -- The newspaper gods of Gotham -- The secret cupboard -- "How quick can a woman go around the world?" -- "I think I can beat Phileas Fogg's record" -- Living by railroad time -- A map of the world -- "Et ego in Arcadia" -- Baksheesh -- An English market town in China -- "The guessing match has begun in beautiful earnest" -- The other woman is going to win -- The Temple of the Dead -- The mysterious travel agent -- The special train -- "From Jersey to Jersey is around the world" -- Father Time outdone
Control code
ocn794367010
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xxiii, 449 p.
Isbn
9780345527264
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012046344
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)794367010

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