Eighty years after his death, Richard Halliburton finds new life in fiction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 06, 2019 1:26 PM CT | Published: March 25, 2019 10:00 PM CT

Richard Halliburton, a Memphis adventure travel writer from a past era, has turned up in a new series of spy novels as himself. The author researched Halliburton's life and his journals at the Rhodes College Halliburton archives.

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