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AMAZING STUNTS, IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR-RICHARD HALLIBURTON WAS ALL OF THESE AND SO MUCH MORE AS THIS CAREFULLY RESEARCHED, EXCITING BIOGRAPHY SHOWS. ..".entertaining and very well-researched...This book should be high on any traveler's reading list."-Ian Usher (traveler, writer, adventurer, speaker - author of Life Sold). ..".an interesting and sometime ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published December 5th 2013 by Moonshine Cove Publishing, LLC
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Kelly Sedinger
If you're fortunate enough to have read the travel writings of Richard Halliburton--a colorful adventurer who lived in the early 20th century--then you may be interested in an account of his life beyond his writings; if so, you should check this book out. Halliburton was a very colorful figure indeed, a man who seemed to be in constant motion and who approached everything he did with wild enthusiasm, even if his planning was sometimes not the greatest. (In fact, his tendency to not always think ...more
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Delightful! August 9, 2016
This book is meticulously researched and lovingly crafted. I particularly enjoyed the way Mr. Taylor shared his own experiences of discovery as he wove the story of Halliburton's life. Now that I've read this book, I'm surprised that Halliburton is not given a larger profile in history. In fact, I had never heard of Richard Halliburton, but I found his story to be so compelling that I obtained a (worn) copy
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A wonderful book about a wonderful man, Lets pretend he an Amelia met on some pacific Isle and led there life out together. Amb William Hans Weiss
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A published travel, self-improvement, humor, and technical article writer, I have presented technical papers at national and international conferences in addition to lecturing about Halliburton at colleges, historical societies and libraries.

I completed creative and technical writing courses from The University of Wisconsin at Madison and Milwaukee, the University of Chicago, and Marquette Unive
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