Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel
Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel

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Book review: American Daredevil – world’s first celebrity travel writer recalled

Richard Halliburton, adventurer, bestselling author and global celebrity, was lost at sea trying to sail a junk from Hong Kong to San Francisco in 1939. A new biography reveals a restless soul

Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel
Richard Halliburton riding an elephant in the Alps, in 1935. Pictures: Rhodes College Special Collections; courtesy of Maxine Sample / Don Schrepel
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