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Matthew Goodman is an excellent author and he has done his research very well.
I highly recommend Matthew Goodman's "Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World".
As you can see, I got a bit involved with the book as I read, and that's one of the most enjoyable things about it.
well researched - factual but full of anecdotal détails - I enjoyed and will recommend itPublished 13 days ago by lou van herle
It was an interesting historical story. It would give young people an insight as to how far things have changed for women.Published 17 days ago by chughes
Great discussion at book club. Most of us enjoyed the side explanations of history of the times. We learned so much. Very well written.Published 22 days ago by Ann M. Berenbrok
I received this book from a Goodreads Giveaway! I just got the book, the reading and the opinions are mine!
BRAVO! WOW! This book was a delight. Read more
I couldn't put this book down. Goodman puts these voyages into context with great storytelling, character development and use of language. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Diane Fitzgerald
I liked the pace and asides Goodman included. Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland were handled pretty much equally, but you could tell that Bisland was the author's favorite. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. T. Biggs
I would not recommend this book to everyone as at times it appears a bit tedious. I personally found most of it quite interesting but am sure some members of my book club would... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Margaretta Vowell
The tone was dull. I got bored quickly and never finished the book. We read it in our book club and I wasn't the only one who didn't like it.Published 2 months ago by azgrammi
A book that is this conscientious as to historical detail takes a long time to write. This one is a nearly perfect time capsule. A pleasure to lose one's self in.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer