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09.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Sentenced to 15 years on charges of being too rich, the former waiter Jan Dite is finally released from prison in Communist Czechoslovakia. Squinting against the bright sunshine of freedom, Dite�s reentry into society suffers a momentary snag when the strap of his backpack catches in the iron gate that slams shut behind him. Caught in the clutches of fate but wriggling his way forward, Di...