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Tribute for Ronan Pamela Olson

Tribute for Ronan

Pamela Olson

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In the summer of 2002, on holiday in Croatia, Pamela Olson met an Irish sailor named Ronan and spent a romantic week with him on a secluded island. His larger-than-life stories and funny, thoughtful humility made it effortless to fall in love withMoreIn the summer of 2002, on holiday in Croatia, Pamela Olson met an Irish sailor named Ronan and spent a romantic week with him on a secluded island. His larger-than-life stories and funny, thoughtful humility made it effortless to fall in love with him. Their parting was sorrowful, but with a thread of sweetness -- a plan to meet up in the United States the following year when his ship was scheduled to dock in Miami.The reunion in Miami only made the second parting that much harder. And when she found out a year later that he had been killed in action, she was devastated.This is the true story of their romance, and the author’s attempt to make sense of his untimely death. Until new information came to light that shattered everything Pamela thought she knew...EXCERPTA figure walked down the gangplank of the ship and came toward me across the concrete of the jetty, and my heart skipped about fifteen beats. Wearing a dark blue T-shirt and sunglasses, he was taller and slimmer than I remembered, and his stride was cool.When he got within hearing distance, he asked, “Hey, how ya keepin’?”I was too overwhelmed to know how to answer. He walked up and kissed me, and his lips tasted salty.I heard a noise from behind him, and he laughed, embarrassed, and said, “Oh, don’t worry about that, just me mates back there.” The other sailors were whistling and hollering from the ship…Note: This volume includes a sample chapter from Olson’s latest book, Fast Times in Palestine (http://www.amazon.com/dp/0615456243)