CRUELTY / KILLING FLOOR: Poems.
Edition: Trade paperback.
New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, (1990.). Brings together Ai's first two collections of poetry, originally published in 1973 and 1979, both containing powerful narrative monologues. Cover praise from Alice Walker, Galway Kinnell (who called Ai 'the most talented young poet I know'), and others. Includes a foreword by Carolyn Forche. xi, 99 pp. Cover by Loretta Li. ISBN: 0-938410-385.
Condition: Near fine.