The author’s personal experience with addictive behavior has inspired deep introspection and a broad investigation of philosophical and spiritual propositions. His agrarian origins, formal education, and years in the investment business provide authentic grounding for this intimate account. He presently spends a good deal of time on the prairies near his childhood home, while otherwise traveling the world with enduring passion.
Compelled by Desire tells the story of Richard, a born and bred rancher, who makes it to the big city as a futures trader. But despite the endless access to money, women and travel, the ever-elusive concept of happiness remains just out of reach.