Above: Richard Halliburton, Moye Stephens and Ramón Novarro in front of The Flying Carpet. Photo courtesy of Moye F. Stephens.
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 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, to literally flying all the way to Timbuktu, Halliburton experienced and wrote about adventures that others never even believed possible.
His youthful spirit and bohemian lifestyle won the hearts of millions. Author R. Scott Williams details the spectacular exploits of a true adventurer.
- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: History Press
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1626197202
- ISBN-13: 978-1626197206