About the book:
The Last Chieftain《最后的土司》
The Last Chieftain tells a story of a Tujia village in the Three Gorges wracked by war. Wuniang, a mute girl gifted with exceptional intelligence, accidentally encounters Li An, an outsider arrested and punished by the Tujia. The Chieftain of the Tujia people, Qin Yao, promises to marry Wuniang to Li An. However, the night before Wuniang becomes his bride, she makes a decision that will change their lives forever ...