The Spirit of Villarosa: A Father's Extraordinary Adventures; A Son's Challenge
Libby Atwater, author
The Spirit of Villarosa juxtaposes Marc Ashton’s 2001 kidnapping in Haiti with his father’s life story. Horace Ashton, an acclaimed photojournalist, early member of the Explorers Club, and diplomat, visited many perilous, captivating corners of the world and worked with Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. He spent time with Rasputin, Mussolini, King Juan Carlos, and Kemal Ataturk on his journeys. This true father-son adventure keeps readers spellbound up to its dramatic ending.