Frederick and William did partake in public disputes and a lawsuit over the years against Charles and David, claiming they were short-changed during the buyout of their stakes. The lawsuit has since been settled. Frederick has since moved to Monaco and now collects art, while William serves as the CEO of Oxbow, an energy company he founded after selling his stake in Koch Industries.
The combined fortune of the Koch brothers, America's second wealthiest family; the vast majority of their fortune is invested in the family-owned Koch Industries. Their organizations provide grants to more than colleges and universities for research and education programs, including the Institute for Humane Studies, which promotes individual liberty and free market economics. The Charles Koch Institute offers professional education programs to help individuals "successfully advance economic freedom through their careers.
According to a Politico article , the Koch brothers have invested more in politics than virtually any other individuals in America. The article also noted that their advocacy groups employed 1, full-time staffers in offices in the U. David spoke about his interests in politics during a interview with The Associated Press. He said, "[His father] was extraordinarily fearful of our government becoming much more socialistic and domineering Fred Koch was an active member of the John Birch Society, a group dedicated to fighting communism.
Charles helped co-found the Cato Institute in , which is a think tank that supports libertarian causes, such as civil liberty protections.
They have apparently taken the threat seriously, funding a number of cancer research and treatment centers, including the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT. The state-of-the-art cancer research facility is the hub of cancer research at the university. In the same interview, Koch made the much-publicized statement "You can plausibly say that CO2 has contributed" to the planet's warming, but he sees "no evidence" to support "this theory that it's going to be catastrophic.
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Apr 02, Catherine Hayward rated it it was amazing. This book is classic LeCarre , gritty, sexy, with strong well written characters, a man any woman would want in her corner and so much depth you can loose yourself in the story. Nikolai is wealthy but closed off , he's suffered lose and risen from that to become invincible.
Star is young , married and completely unprepared for the storm her husband brings to their door. He's much older than storm and controls her , even though she's not aware. This story is told from stars point of view in the pre This book is classic LeCarre , gritty, sexy, with strong well written characters, a man any woman would want in her corner and so much depth you can loose yourself in the story. This story is told from stars point of view in the present and Nikolais mainly in the past , which is genius as you soon realise what this man has been through.
I was hooked from the start, classic LeCarre with the twists and turns, these stories with the layers and colourful descriptions never feel rushed or hurried, just well written and clever. I voluntarily read an advanced reader copy of this book Mar 30, Irida rated it really liked it Shelves: arc , favorite-author , mob-romance.
Nikolai Smirnov is the perfect hero alpha, smart, sexy, dangerous, dirty talker billionaire Their love story begins as a gambling debt that need to be paid, but nothing is like it looks Nikolai is the master puppet of this story.
Under Obama, many organizations I would have supported as an evil Republican were slow-walked through approval, or denied outright. There has always been a overlap between the Tea Party and the Religious Right movements. Published: March 28, Koch Industries is the second-largest privately held company in the U. At least, not if social skills means what gets you not bullied in high school.
I loved the first half of the book, it was a 5 star read for me, while the other half was good, 4 Sexy Stars Since I read the sneak peek of this book, I was sold on this story and was so looking forward to have it. I loved the first half of the book, it was a 5 star read for me, while the other half was good, but a bit rushed and cut shortly, even their reunion was really short described.
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I would have wished for the story to be longer and certains parts of the story to have their own space in the book. Overall I loved it and I recommend it if you want to read a steamy sexy story. Mar 29, Sam rated it it was amazing. What a great book. Have read a lot of books where the daughter was paying the debt, but never one where the wife had to do it! Loved how real the characters were. Had some tears for Nikolai's childhood. I'd recommend this to anybody. Received an ARC copy. Apr 02, Tracy Gray rated it it was amazing. Patience is a virtue. Dark and intense main character, Nikolai is cold and doesn't deserve love.
Star, the beautiful, innocent and naive woman has to pay her husbands debts. They collide and it's explosive! Georgia keeps it real and believable. You are enthralled from cover to cover. Great read! Wow, just wow I have never been disappointed by Miss LeCarre since reading her first book.
I wasn't sure how this book could have a happily ever after, but the author makes it work beautifully. I laughed. I cried. I cheered. I sighed.
Definitely worth another read. Apr 03, Rosa rated it really liked it Shelves: arrangement , mafia-bradva-mobster , beautiful-love-story , billionaire , hero-is-a-real-asshole , love-hate-relationship , contract-agreement , cruel-or-mean-or-rude , possessive-hero , debt-paid-by-heroine. Oh my goodness!!! I just loved this book. I just cannot resist a story that involves a handsome Russian. Strongly recommend you read this book. Absolutely loved this story. View 1 comment. Apr 02, Cheyenne rated it it was amazing. This was another sexy and exciting tale by Georgia Le Carre. Star is a young woman who is married to a man with secrets named Nigel.
When his secrets start to unravel and he finds himself in a jam what is he to do? Enter Nikolai, the mysteriously sexy brooding alpha who will make Nigel an offer he can't refuse. Nikolai wants Star bad and Nigel's secrets will help him get what he wants. Will Star be able to forgive Nigel for giving her to Nikolai? This book was fantastic. It was a little dark, se This was another sexy and exciting tale by Georgia Le Carre. It was a little dark, seductive, sensual, intriguing and thrilling. I was mesmerized from beginning to end.
I can't wait to see what the author has in store for us next. Apr 02, Lan LLP rated it it was amazing. This author is blessed with a talent of writing stories that draws you in and keeps your interest between the riveting, steamy pages of her books.