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"Sons of Wichita feels as close to the truth as anyone is likely to get for a long time to come."―Financial Times
"[A] riveting biography...fair-minded and inquisitive. Schulman offers carefully observed details that help flesh out our image of the men whose money has so dramatically remade our politics, revealing much about their motives as well as the demons that haunt them."―The Washington Post
"[A] complex story of epic sibling rivalry, with important political dimensions."―Publishers Weekly
"[C]ompulsively readable... a bias-free book that illuminates two of the most influential figures on the American landscape while telling a remarkable, if cautionary, tale about money, power, and the bonds of brotherhood."―Booklist
"A straightforward, evenhanded and often riveting assessment."―Kirkus
"[I]f you care about politics and the ultimately far more powerful cultural direction of these United States...[this book] is mandatory reading."―Nick Gillespie, The Daily Beast
Daniel Schulman is a senior editor in the Washington bureau of Mother Jones, and a founding member of the magazine's investigative journalism team. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Columbia Journalism Review, Psychology Today, Village Voice, and many other publications. He splits his time between Cambridge, Massachusetts and Washington, DC.
This book was a good read.
Fascinating family story.
Read like a Vanity Fair article. Juicy yet complimentary.
A fascinating story of powerful men and how they have shaped the country.Published 9 days ago by Ermilou Bryan
A great effort for a first time author. Looses the page turning effect towards the end - the part that focuses on their politics. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Malose
This is a well researched biography of the four Koch brothers and their families and associates. A very difficult job excellently done. Read morePublished 12 days ago by W. James D. Easton
Should be half as long. Way to boring for the stories that are told.Published 19 days ago by Brent Oakley
Wow! I had no idea how money can ruin a family until I read this book.Published 21 days ago by Sagan's Fire
Interesting and informative. This seems a fair account of mid-western drive and angst. The good, the bad and the ugly of American empire building and the tole it takes.Published 21 days ago by Linda Ewert
I received this book as a Christmas present. The book was so enlightening I purchased it for a friend. The story of the Koch family is surprising again and again. Read morePublished 26 days ago by DaveT
I thought this was an informative book about the mysterious Koch brothers that have recently gotten more national attention. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Sancho