By Richard Coulson
Richard Coulson’s memoir of his peripatetic existence vividly describes his specific travels and the outstanding humans he met alongside the way in which. His adventures all started at delivery and persisted into his early life along with his glamorous mom in Nassau, Bahamas. Following an Ivy League schooling and armed forces carrier in Korea, he grew to become a brand new Yorker working towards legislations with an important Wall highway company. His movement into funding banking ended in 8 years in London, and his eventual go back to Nassau, an offshore monetary centre.
His expert profession has concerned tasks with destinations starting from Latin the United States to Europe to the a long way East, with specific emphasis on Mexico, the place he recommended on many ventures and made life-long acquaintances. He loved gaining fascinating insights with contacts in Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, and Switzerland, in addition to a infamous American inside-trader, and a captivating 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 paintings assortment to Putin’s Russian executive; and Norbert Schlei, a celeb legal professional whose luck used to be shattered via a erroneous 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 kin from altering houses; love, disorder and loss of life; questionable occupation strikes; and an unforeseen epiphany.
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