5 edition of Around the world in seventy years found in the catalog.
Around the world in seventy years
Betty T. Smith
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-320).
|Statement||Betty T. Smith.|
|LC Classifications||CT275.S52418 A3 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 320 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||2007938624|
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Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (£2,, in ) set by his Author: Jules Verne. George Orwell’s “,” published seventy years ago today, has had an amazing run as a work of political has outlasted in Author: Louis Menand.
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Around the World in Seventy-Two Days is an book by journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, writing under her pseudonym, Nellie chronicle details her day trip around the world, which was inspired by the book Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules carried out the journey for Joseph Pulitzer's tabloid newspaper, the New York WorldPublisher: Pictorial Weeklies.
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Nellie Bly (pen name for Elizabeth Jane Cochrane) was an American journalist who lived around In this volume she chronicles her journey around the world where she broke the fictitious record of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg, making the trip in 72 days/5.
About Around the World in Seventy-Two Days and Other Writings. The first edited volume of work by the legendary undercover journalist Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, Nellie Bly was one of the first and best female journalists in America and quickly became a national phenomenon in the late s, with a board game based on her adventures and merchandise inspired by the clothes.
Although from a general and all encompassing reading pleasure point of view, I should probably be rating Jean Fritz' Around the World in a Hundred Years with a high three stars (as while I very much both personally and intellectually have enjoyed and appreciated Jean Fritz' text and her general philosophy regarding the so-called Age of Exploration, I really have not aesthetically /5.
Alastair Humphreys’ around-the-world journey of 46, miles was an old-fashioned adventure: long, lonely, low-budget, and spontaneous. Cycling across five continents and sailing over the oceans, his ride took four years to complete, on a tiny budget of hoarded student loans.
Here is the story of the first remarkable stage of the : Antonio Cala. Published in under the pseudonym Nellie Bly, “Around the World in Seventy-Two Days” is the true account by journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran of her daring trip around the world. Inspired by Jules Verne’s book “Around the World in Eighty Days”, Bly proposed to her newspaper editor that she undertake a similar : Enrico Conti.
Librivox recording of Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly. Read by Mary Reagan. This is a true account by an American woman journalist who, inset out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s novel, Around the World in Eighty Days.
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a large prayer-book, and when her father jokingly told her she had bought the largest one she could find, which he looked on as wasting valuable packing space, when she. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
With more than 1, titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.
Around The World In Seventy Around the World in Seventy-Two Days is an book by journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, writing under her pseudonym, Nellie Bly. The chronicle details her day trip around the world, which was inspired by the book, Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. Good on her.
What I find interesting is that while J Verne's 80 days was inspired by the calculations of a news article, she was able to accomplish it in 72 and as the years went on the duration was whittled successively shorter attesting to the rapid progress and investment the world was making in transport.
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Fogg, but by bike.jules verne's around the world in eighty days had appeared in english fifteen years before. a spectacular drama based on the novel played to sold-out crowds in. related portals: Travel writing.; sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category.; This is a true account by American woman journalist who, inset out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s novel, Around the World in Eighty g one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen .