About the Author
Laural Merlington has recorded well over one hundred audiobooks and has received several AudioFile Earphones Awards, including one for Never Say Die by Susan Jacoby. --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
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Great story, with the sad yet true facts of asylums during that time. Good for her for getting an inside look and making the terrors known.Published 23 hours ago by Amy Katherine
What she did was extraordinary, and she wrote well. And there's more than just the mad house-story, btw.Published 2 days ago by Anne at Amazon
I thought I had a good understanding of what went on in asylums during the nineteenth century because I've spent my life researching women in the period. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jessica Jewett
The format was matter of fact and portrayed the difficulties women faced in their poor sad situations and how little help was available for women in dire situations. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Dawn Heisler
I had no idea that this book was published back in the 1920's. Very interesting time period about the insane asylums and treatment of the patients. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Kindle Customer
True story of a female reporter who got herself locked up ìn an asylum. Published in 1887. Nellie Bly was a facsinating and brave woman.Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
Great story but lacked the details I expected. Easy read with short chapters and compelling personal discussion and commentary. OkayPublished 12 days ago by Kevin C
This is a sad tale that people can do to other humans it is most interesting as I never I managed something like this could have been allowed in America this is something every... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Robert C. Glenn
Found it very difficult to get into and hard to follow.
More than likely, these places do exist even today.
Hopefully, other books are more catchy.