Tag Archives: The Wind and the Lion

Kidnap Scrapbook: Letters on the Perdicaris Affair

A rare book containing the letters written to the wife of kidnap victim Ion Perdicaris has been put up for sale.
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The Wind, the Lion, and Rosita Forbes

Early 20th century explorer and writer Rosita Forbes may have been an inspiration for Hollywood’s taking liberties with the true story behind “The Wind and the Lion.”
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