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Halliburton, Richard 1900-1939

Overview
Works: 79 works in 435 publications in 9 languages and 9,371 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction 
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Roles: Author
Classifications: G463, 910.4
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Most widely held works by Richard Halliburton
The royal road to romance by Richard Halliburton( Book )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. Halliburton's literary career developed out of his meticulous logging of events that occurred on his own adventures. This book, his first, an account of his travels in 1921-23, was a best-seller for three years and was translated into 15 languages
The glorious adventure by Richard Halliburton( Book )

36 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Dick Halliburton as he retraced the epic journey of Ulysses as told in Homer's Odyssey
The Flying carpet by Richard Halliburton( Book )

39 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's adventures in outlandish places
Richard Halliburton's complete book of marvels by Richard Halliburton( Book )

21 editions published between 1941 and 1996 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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New worlds to conquer by Richard Halliburton( Book )

44 editions published between 1929 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's explorations in San Salvador
Seven league boots by Richard Halliburton( Book )

34 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some men lead lives of such rare intensity that they disappear into the mists of their own legend. Such a man was Richard Halliburton - Dreamer -Traveler - Poet - Bon Vivant and doomed to die. "Seven League Boots" was his fifth and last book, and details his epic adventures in a variety of remote places. "I had been commissioned to go anywhere in the world I wished and write whatever pleased me. My only orders were to move fast, visit strange places, to meet whomever was interesting - and to start at once," Halliburton wrote. His subsequent book illustrates how he followed these orders with passion and abandon. America's favorite adventure writer dined with Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia, interviewed the infamous assassin of Czar Nicholas II in Russia, tried to sneak into the forbidden city of Mecca, and finally, rode an elephant over the Alps in the tracks of Hannibal. It is Halliburton at his best, reckless and romantic, and it is the last chapter of a life grown tragic. Incapable of writing a dull page, Halliburton nevertheless was a captive of his own press. His insatiable readers demanded ever more death-defying accounts. Nearing forty, physically exhausted, and in financial trouble, Halliburton thought to roll the dice once again, hoping that the charm which had always saved him in the past would materialize one more time. It didn't! Soon after finishing this book, the intrepid traveler ignored the warnings of seasoned sailors and set sail on the ship that would take him away from his book-hungry public and into the arms of a watery death. This, his final book, is the ink-stained headstone of Halliburton's amazing life
Richard Halliburton's Book of marvels; the Occident by Richard Halliburton( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Halliburton's Complete book of marvels by Richard Halliburton( Book )

3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Halliburton's Second book of marvels : the Orient by Richard Halliburton( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic world of Richard Halliburton by Richard Halliburton( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Halliburton, his story of his life's adventure as told in letters to his mother and father by Richard Halliburton( Book )

16 editions published between 1940 and 1945 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of marvels by Richard Halliburton( Book )

15 editions published between 1937 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous adventures of Richard Halliburton by Richard Halliburton( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of marvels of the East by Richard Halliburton( Book )

5 editions published between 1938 and 1949 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal adventures of Richard Halliburton by Richard Halliburton( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1947 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India speaks by Richard Halliburton( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India Speaks is a photoplay of a different kind. It is an assembly of film taken by several different travelers and several different cameramen
Marvels of the West by Richard Halliburton( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1949 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvels of the East by Richard Halliburton( Book )

4 editions published between 1939 and 1949 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid description of travels in an ancient land
Der neue Robinson : eine Entdeckungsfahrt by Richard Halliburton( Book )

5 editions published in 1930 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nádherné dobrodruz̆ství by Richard Halliburton( Book )

8 editions published between 1939 and 1995 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Druhá z pěti knížek známého amerického reportéra a cestovatele, který se stal obětí své touhy po dobrodružství, když v r. 1939 zmizel beze stopy na své poslední cestě uprostřed Tichého oceánu. Vydal se v ní po stopách bájnéhohrdiny Homerova eposu a vtipně tu spojil faktografické líčení Odysseova putování Středozemním mořem s vlastními romantickými i střízlivými zážitky moderního člověka
 
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The royal road to romance
Covers
The glorious adventureNew worlds to conquerSeven league bootsNew worlds to conquerThe Flying carpetThe glorious adventureHorizon chasers : the lives and adventures of Richard Halliburton and Paul Mooney
Alternative Names
Halliburton, Dick 1900-1939

Richard Halliburton americký spisovateľ

Richard Halliburton Amerikaans reis (1900-1939)

Richard Halliburton aventurier, écrivain

Richard Halliburton escritor estadounidense

Richard Halliburton US-amerikanischer Abenteurer und Reiseschriftsteller

Richard Halliburton yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

האליברטון, ריצ'ארד

ريتشارد هاليبورتون

ريتشارد هاليبورتون كاتب أمريكي

ریتشارد هالیبورتون

ハリバートン

リチャード・ハルバートン

Languages
English (304)

Czech (29)

German (12)

French (5)

Swedish (5)

Dutch (4)

Irish (3)

Spanish (3)

Icelandic (2)