"A wonderful journalistic job...a very important book on a very important subject."
--Martin Wolf's "economics reading list" in the Financial Times
"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 absorbing tale of hope, folly, and betrayal [and] an authoritative account of [Argentina's] unraveling."
--The Los Angeles Times
"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