OUT OF RED CHINA (269 pp.) Liu Shaw-tong Duell, Little ($4).
As a jobless ex-college student in the middle of a Peking winter, young Liu Shaw-tong was a pushover for the poster.
It read: "For the development of the Revolution, a 'Southbound Working Group' will be organized . . . All except the pregnant and the illiterate are qualified to join."
The Southbound Working Group was a kind of boot camp for potential Red bu reaucrats, and for a political innocent like Liu, it turned out to be quite a school.
In one year...