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Rebeca Rios-Kohn announces release of ‘Volver Is to Return’

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Rebeca Rios-Kohn was inspired by actual events and real experiences from her own life as a child rights advocate in writing her first book. In “Volver Is to Return” (published by AuthorHouse), Rios-Kohn conveys to readers how being part of a noble cause is rewarding, despite its enormous challenges and risks that come with it.

In this suspense fiction book, the heroine, America Somerville, is a human rights lawyer born in Uruguay to a prestigious and wealthy family. America works for UNICEF and lives in New York City with her husband and young son. A personal tragedy forces her to return home to the ranch Los Olivos in Uruguay. There, she faces some of her family’s darkest secrets. In the painful grieving process, America finds faith and her true calling.

“Volver Is to Return” addresses some of the biggest challenges faced by advocates of children’s rights today in many developing countries, where children are being exploited through child labor, deprived of an education and living in extreme poverty. This book also provides insights into diverse cultures such as in India, Peru, Vietnam and Uruguay.

An excerpt from the book:
The world that had become my refuge in New York City before losing all that was dear to me is now a painful memory. My life was to change brutally and forever in only a matter of minutes, without any warning, nearly breaking my spirit.

“Volver Is to Return”
By Rebeca Rios-Kohn
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 334 pages | ISBN 9781524616250
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 334 pages | ISBN 9781524616243
E-Book | 334 pages | ISBN 9781524616236
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Rebeca Rios-Kohn is a native of Uruguay and a French citizen with over 25 years of experience in human development, human rights and children’s rights. She received a Juris Doctor from the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in Virginia and practiced law in Virginia and New York. Thereafter, she joined the United Nations where she held several senior level positions with UNICEF and UNDP. During her years with UNICEF, she focused on advocating for children’s rights and led a number of advocacy campaigns in many parts of the world to promote the Convention on the Rights of the Child. She co-authored “Protecting the World’s Children,” a UNICEF publication. Her dedication and commitment to the cause of children has led her to work in over 30 countries around the world including Bolivia, Cambodia, Jordan, Mali, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Serbia, Tanzania, Ukraine and Vietnam. Rios-Kohn has two daughters and currently lives in Sag Harbor.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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