"Paul Blustein has achieved the improbable. He has written a riveting thriller about the International
Monetary Fund. Even more improbable is that it is not a work of fiction."
"An engrossing inside account. . . .The arguments surrounding Argentina's collapse are complex and technical. It is Mr. Blustein's considerable achievement to
have fashioned them into such a page-turner."
"A shimmering, essential read for those seeking a deeper and more nuanced perspective on the modern commerce of nations." --The
“Using confidential documents, interviews and financial forensics, Mr. Blustein reveals — in often unflattering detail — the
efforts of the world’s financial leaders as they scramble to repair the badly-broken global economy.”-- The Wall Street Journal
"Authoritative and detailed....Blustein marshals impressive research." --Foreign Affairs