The Visiting Suit

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The Visiting Suit

Stories from My Prison Life

By Xiaoda Xiao

Two Dollar Radio, Paperback, 9780982015179, 263pp.

Publication Date: November 30, 2010


The Visiting Suit is a powerful addition to classic gulag literature, furthering Xiaoda Xiao's budding reputation as a Chinese Solzhenitsyn.

About the Author
Xiaoda Xiao was arrested in 1971 for tearing a poster of Mao and was sentence to a five-year prison term as a counterrevolutionary. He came to Amherst, MA, in the spring of 1989, shortly before the breakout of the democratic movement. He has published stories based on his pexperience in various magazines in the U.S., among them, The Atlantic Monthly.