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Ten Days in a Madhouse (no, not my house)

Having a blast recording Nelly Bly's Ten Days in a Madhouse for BookheadEd Learning's StudySync educational software! Written in 1887, reporter Nelly Bly documents her experiences going undercover to expose abuses in the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island in New York City's East River. She has a distinctive style, modern for her era, that's incredibly fun to play with. The link above will take you to the text full book which is well worth the read.

4/6/15 UPDATE: 10 Days in a Madhouse: The Nelly Bly Story opens in theaters September 25, 2015 starring Caroline Barry, Christopher Lambert, Julia Chantrey and Kelly Le Brock! Watch the trailer here.