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Jean M. Auel
Jean M. Auel

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Jean M. Auel is an international phenomenon. Her Earth's Children® series has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide and includes The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, The Plains of Passage, The Shelters of Stone, and The Land of Painted Caves. Her extensive research has earned her the respect of archaeologists and anthropologists around the world. She has honorary degrees from four universities and was honored by the French government's Ministry of Culture with the medal of an "Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters". She lives with her husband, Ray, in Oregon.

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The Clan of the Cave Bear (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book One
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $8.99

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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Earth's Children, Book One
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $17.00

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Also available as a hardcover and a paperback.

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The Clan of the Cave Bear

Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $27.00

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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Earth's Children, Book One
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 1, 1984
Price: $8.99

Here is a novel of awesome beauty and power. A moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean Auel’s magnificent storytelling, we are taken back to the dawn of mankind and swept up in the wonderful world of a very special heroine, Ayla.

“The author of this... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

The Earth's Children Series 6-Book Bundle
The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, The Plains of Passage, The Shelters of Stone, The Land of Painted Caves
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 4528 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 18, 2013
Price: $42.99

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The Land of Painted Caves (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book Six
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 800 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $8.99

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The Land of Painted Caves
Earth's Children, Book Six
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.00

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The Land of Painted Caves
Earth's Children, Book Six
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $8.99

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The Land of Painted Caves
A Novel
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 768 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $30.00

Coming March 2011. Please do not order examination copies before 3/1/2011.

The highly anticipated sixth book of Jean Auel's Earth's Children® series, THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES continues the story of Ayla and Jondalar. Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was... Read more >
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The Mammoth Hunters
Earth's Children, Book Three
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $16.00

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The Mammoth Hunters

Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $27.00

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The Mammoth Hunters
Earth's Children, Book Three
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 768 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 1, 1986
Price: $8.99

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The Mammoth Hunters (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book Three
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 752 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $8.99

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The Plains of Passage
Earth's Children, Book Four
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $17.00

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The Plains of Passage

Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 768 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $28.00

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The Plains of Passage
Earth's Children, Book Four
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 912 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 1, 1991
Price: $8.99

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The Plains of Passage (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book Four
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 768 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $8.99

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The Shelters of Stone
Earth's Children, Book Five
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: April 27, 2004
Price: $17.00

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The Shelters of Stone
Earth's Children, Book Five
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 928 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $8.99

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The Shelters of Stone
Earth's Children
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 768 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 30, 2002
Price: $30.00

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The Shelters of Stone (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book Five
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 912 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $8.99

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The Valley of Horses
Earth's Children, Book Two
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $17.00

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The Valley of Horses

Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $27.00

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The Valley of Horses
Earth's Children, Book Two
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: November 1, 1984
Price: $8.99

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The Valley of Horses (with Bonus Content)
Earth's Children, Book Two
Written by Jean M. Auel


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $8.99

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