314pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2017
Foreword by Judge Dennis Davis. Includes a chapter on state capture by Rob Rose.
"South Africa's tale of the great and speedy unravelling of economic hope. Bisseker provides a fine weave of the forces that brought us here and suggests how we might emerge stronger from this deep donga." Trevor Manuel, South Africa's Minister of Finance, 1996-2009
"Bisseker's depth of experience and intimate knowledge of South Africa's economy shines through on these pages. Those interested in a better South Africa should read it, and learn." Greg Mills, Director of the Brenthurst Foundation
Claire Bisseker is economics editor of the Financial Mail. She has won the Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year Award twice and the award for the economics category five times.