Xiaodo Xiao

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..


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Surviving the Cultural Revolution: Xiaoda Xiao’s “The Visiting Suit”


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