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Jean M. Auel

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... Read More

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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 2002
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38167-2 (0-553-38167-9)

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel’s magnificent storytelling we are taken back to the dawn of modern humans, and with a girl named Ayla we are swept up in the harsh and beautiful Ice... Read more






The Clan of the Cave Bear
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | November 2001
$27.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-61097-8 (0-609-61097-X)

This special edition includes the first 2 chapters of The Shelters of Stone.
In 1980, Jean M. Auel’s debut novel, The Clan of the Cave Bear, blazed up the bestseller lists and went on to sell millions of copies worldwide. In this first book of the beloved Earth’s Children (R) series... Read more






The Clan of the Cave Bear
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | November 1984
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-25042-8 (0-553-25042-6)

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel’s magnificent storytelling we are taken back to the dawn of modern humans, and with a girl named Ayla we are swept up in the harsh and beautiful Ice... Read more






The Land of Painted Caves
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | November 2011
$8.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28943-5 (0-553-28943-8)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In this, the extraordinary conclusion of the ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®, Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla, are living with the Zelandonii in the Ninth Cave. Ayla has been chosen as an acolyte to a spiritual leader and begins arduous training tasks.
 
Whatever obstacles she...

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The Land of Painted Caves
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | November 2011
$18.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38320-1 (0-553-38320-5)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In The Land of Painted Caves, Jean M. Auel brings her ice-age epic series, Earth’s Children®, to an extraordinary conclusion. As the story opens, Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla, are living with the Zelandonii in the Ninth Cave. Ayla has been chosen as an acolyte...

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The Land of Painted Caves
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | March 2011
$30.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-517-58051-6 (0-517-58051-9)

The highly anticipated sixth book of Jean Auel's Earth's Children® series, The Land of Painted Caves, is the culmination fans have been waiting for. Continuing 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 lived more... Read more






The Mammoth Hunters
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 2002
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38164-1 (0-553-38164-4)

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the consummate storytelling artistry and vivid authenticity she brought to The Clan of the Cave Bear and its sequel, The... Read more






The Mammoth Hunters
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | November 2001
$27.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-61099-2 (0-609-61099-6)

Ayla, the independent heroine of The Clan of the Cave Bear and The Valley of Horses, sets out from the valley on Whinney, the horse she tamed. With her is Jondalar, the tall, handsome, yellow-haired man she nursed back to health and came to love. Together they meet the Mamutoi--the Mammoth... Read more






The Mammoth Hunters
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | November 1986
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28094-4 (0-553-28094-5)

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the consummate storytelling artistry and vivid authenticity she brought to The Clan of the Cave Bear and its sequel, The... Read more






The Plains of Passage
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 2002
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38165-8 (0-553-38165-2)

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M. Auel returns us to the earliest days of humankind and to the captivating adventures of the courageous... Read more






The Plains of Passage
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | November 2001
$28.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-61100-5 (0-609-61100-3)

Ayla, the heroine first introduced in The Clan of the Cave Bear, is known and loved by millions of readers. Now, in The Plains of Passage, Ayla’s story continues.

Ayla and Jondalar set out on horseback across the windswept grasslands of Ice Age Europe. To the hunter-gatherers of their world--who have never... Read more






The Plains of Passage
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | October 1991
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28941-1 (0-553-28941-1)

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M. Auel returns us to the earliest days of humankind and to the captivating adventures of the courageous... Read more






The Shelters of Stone
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38261-7 (0-553-38261-6)

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people: the Zelandonii. The people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii fascinate Ayla. Their clothes, customs, artifacts, even their homes—formed in... Read more






The Shelters of Stone
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | July 2003
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28942-8 (0-553-28942-X)

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people: the Zelandonii. The people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii fascinate Ayla. Their clothes, customs, artifacts, even their homes—formed in... Read more






The Shelters of Stone
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | April 2002
$30.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-61059-6 (0-609-61059-7)

The Shelters of Stone opens as Ayla and Jondalar, along with their animal friends, Wolf, Whinney, and Racer, complete their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people: the Zelandonii. The people of the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii fascinate Ayla. Their clothes, customs, artifacts, even their homes—formed in... Read more






The Valley of Horses
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 2002
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38166-5 (0-553-38166-0)

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Cruelly cast out by the new leader of the ancient Clan... Read more






The Valley of Horses
Written by Jean M. Auel
Crown | Hardcover | November 2001
$27.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-609-61098-5 (0-609-61098-8)

The second volume of the astonishing Earth’s Children® series—over 34 million copies sold worldwide

In The Valley of Horses, Ayla, the unforgettable heroine of The Clan of the Cave Bear, sets out on her own odyssey of discovery away from the nurturing adoptive family and friends of the Clan. She is... Read more






The Valley of Horses
Written by Jean M. Auel
Bantam | Paperback | November 1984
$8.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-25053-4 (0-553-25053-1)

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Cruelly cast out by the new leader of the ancient Clan... Read more





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