Acknowledgements

The Painting: A Novel Based on a True Story


 

I would like to thank, Roberto Ramos, for allowing me to tell his remarkable story, and above all for his sincere friendship and help during the writing process. I would also like to thank, Deborah Reid, Ash Nichols and Chuck Garrettson for their love, encouragement, and unwavering support throughout this improbable adventure. And lastly, John Probst, Pamela Michael, and Kimberly Nichols for helping to make the telling of Roberto’s story a reality.