The people of Taiwan call themselves “ Sweet Potatoes” because the shape of Taiwan resembles a sweet potato Taiwan’s history of the recent centuries may be termed a history of successive foreigh domination. This book is a biographic story of one of the sweet potatoes arrested under foreign regime The original Japanese version was published by Shueisha in 1994 and in 1995 Chinese version was published and soon was granted three major Taiwanese literature awards.作者簡介Tehpen Tsai Tehpen Tsai was born in 1925 in Taiwan. He graduated from Taiwan Normal University in 1950. He was granted with American government scholarship and studied education one year in U.S.A. One month after his returning home he was arrested in November 1954. Forty years later in 1994 he wrote this biographic jail story.