Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman.Read about the other entries on the list.
In 1889 two female reporters followed in the footsteps of the fictional Phileas Fogg and raced around the world. Nellie Bly, an investigative journalist for the World newspaper left New York City by steamship and headed east. Elizabeth Bisland, a journalist for The Cosmopolitan magazine, boarded a train in New York City and headed west. Without giving away who won, these women circumnavigated the world at a time when it was unheard of for women to travel solo. Their thrilling story will keep you on the edge of your seat!
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