By Richard Coulson
Richard Coulson’s memoir of his peripatetic existence vividly describes his detailed travels and the phenomenal humans he met alongside the way in which. His adventures begun at start and persisted into his formative years along with his glamorous mom in Nassau, Bahamas. Following an Ivy League schooling and military carrier in Korea, he turned a brand new Yorker practising legislation with a big Wall road enterprise. His stream into funding banking resulted in 8 years in London, and his eventual go back to Nassau, an offshore monetary centre.
His expert occupation has concerned initiatives with destinations starting from Latin the US to Europe to the a ways East, with specific emphasis on Mexico, the place he prompt on many ventures and made life-long acquaintances. He loved gaining interesting insights with contacts in Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, and Switzerland, in addition to a infamous American inside-trader, and an enthralling fugitive scoundrel referred to as “The Pirate of Prague.”
The diversity of his own pursuits have been mirrored in his friendships with conservative pundit William F. Buckley; Russian aristocrat Prince Nikita Lobanov, who rose from penniless exile to promote his artwork assortment to Putin’s Russian govt; and Norbert Schlei, a celeb legal professional whose luck was once shattered via a inaccurate Federal prosecution.
Interwoven into A Corkscrew Life are passages revealing either the thrill and disappointments of Mr. Coulson’s personal existence It describes his obsession with crusing; the lines on his relations from altering houses; love, disease and demise; questionable profession strikes; and an unforeseen epiphany.
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