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Elizabeth Bisland’s Race Around the World

- October 16, 2013 in around the world, Articles, Books, cosmopolitan, elizabeth bisland, Events, History, Literature, nellie bly

Matthew Goodman explores the life and writings of Elizabeth Bisland, an American journalist propelled into the limelight when she set out in 1889 – head-to-head with fellow journalist Nellie Bly – on a journey to beat Phileas Fogg’s fictitious 80-day circumnavigation of the globe.