Douglas Isaac

As a lapsed mennonite, Douglas Isaac has shed many of the moral, heavy-duty concerns of others from that milieu, though he has retained the sense of humour of one of his infamous ancestors, Jakob Hoeppner, who purportedly took a bribe from Catherine the Great to lead the first 88 families from Danzig to the wasteland of the Lower Dneiper River, Russia, in 1788. With the dubious distinction of being known in China as Mr. Chaos, a friend once told him: "I've never met anyone like you; one who...See more