The Forgotten Adventures of Richard Halliburton

The Forgotten Adventures of Richard Halliburton

A High-flying Life From Tennessee to Timbuktu

eBook - 2014
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"Richard Halliburton ran away from his hometown in Memphis at the age of nineteen to lead an extraordinary and dramatic life of adventure. Against the backdrop of the Golden Age, the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression, Halliburton's exploits around the globe made him an internationally known celebrity and the most famous travel writer of his time. From climbing Mount Olympus in Greece to swimming the Panama Canal and literally flying all the way to Timbuktu, Halliburton experienced and wrote about adventures that others never even believed possible."--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: Charleston, SC :, The History Press,, 2014.
ISBN: 9781625852595
Characteristics: text file,rda
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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