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Richard Coulson’s memoir of his peripatetic lifestyles vividly describes his special travels and the phenomenal humans he met alongside the best way. His adventures all started at delivery and persevered into his early life together with his glamorous mom in Nassau, Bahamas. Following an Ivy League schooling and armed forces provider in Korea, he grew to become a brand new Yorker practising legislation with an immense Wall road 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 occupation has concerned initiatives with destinations starting from Latin the USA 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 exciting insights with contacts in Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, and Switzerland, in addition to a infamous American inside-trader, and an enthralling fugitive scoundrel often called “The Pirate of Prague.”

The variety 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 executive; and Norbert Schlei, a celeb lawyer whose good fortune used to be shattered by way of a erroneous Federal prosecution.

Interwoven into A Corkscrew Life are passages revealing either the fun and disappointments of Mr. Coulson’s personal lifestyles It describes his obsession with crusing; the traces on his kin from altering houses; love, affliction and dying; questionable occupation strikes; and an unforeseen epiphany.

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