Around the World in Seventy-Two Days
|Around the World in Seventy-Two Days (1890)
|Chapter I: A Proposal to Girdle the Earth→|
|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.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,|
- Chapter I: A Proposal to Girdle the Earth
- Chapter II: The Start
- Chapter III: Southampton to Jules Verne's
- Chapter IV: Jules Verne at Home
- Chapter V: On to Brindisi
- Chapter VI: An American Heiress
- Chapter VII: "Two Beautiful Black Eyes"
- Chapter VIII: Aden to Colombo
- Chapter IX: Delayed Five Days
- Chapter X: In the Pirate Seas
- Chapter XI: Against the Monsoon
- Chapter XII: British China
- Chapter XIII: Christmas in Canton
- Chapter XIV: To the land of the Mikado
- Chapter XV: One hundred and twenty hours in Japan
- Chapter XVI: Across the Pacific
- Chapter XVII: Across the Continent
- Chapter XVIII: The Record
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