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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.

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly Loyal Books

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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.

    01 – A Proposal to Girdle the Earth

    01 – A Proposal to Girdle the Earth

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    • 15 min
    02 – The Start

    02 – The Start

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    • 20 min
    03 – Southampton to Jules Verne’s

    03 – Southampton to Jules Verne’s

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    • 16 min
    04 – Jules Verne at Home

    04 – Jules Verne at Home

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    • 16 min
    05 – On to Brindisi

    05 – On to Brindisi

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    • 23 min
    06 – An American Heiress

    06 – An American Heiress

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    • 17 min

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