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Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

Nellie Bly

This is a true account by American woman journalist who, in 1889, set out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s 1873 novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Wearing one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen name “Nellie Bly”), reported her travels back to avid readers in America. (Summary by Mary Reagan)

This is a true account by American woman journalist who, in 1889, set out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s 1873 novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Wearing one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen name “Nellie Bly”), reported her travels back to avid readers in America. (Summary by Mary Reagan)
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This is a true account by American woman journalist who, in 1889, set out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s 1873 novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Wearing one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen name “Nellie Bly”), reported her travels back to avid readers in America. (Summary by Mary Reagan)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

6h 5m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:26


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

23:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:58


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

39:45


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

29:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

29:56


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:22


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

28:20


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:42