About the Book

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 the most famous adventurer travel writer of his time. 

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A Father's Scrapbook

Much of his love of adventure and history was passed down to Halliburton from his proud father, Wesley. Thankfully, in an effort to help the world remember his son, Wesley Halliburton left behind a treasure trove of articles, documents and photographs that tell the remarkable story of Richard Halliburton's unique life.

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About the Author

R. Scott Williams is an advertising, marketing, and public relations executive with a passion for researching and recording unpublished stories of the American south.  In his spare time, he explores the historic sites around Washington, D.C. on his road bike and researches and records the lives of his West Tennessee ancestors. 

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