The Clan of the Cave Bear

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Hodder & Stoughton, Dec 21, 2010 - Fiction - 592 pages
Leave 21st century London and go back to Ice Age Europe. Follow Ayla, a Cro-Magnon child who loses her parents in an earthquake and is adopted by a tribe of Neanderthal, the Clan. See how the Clan's wary suspicion is gradually transformed into acceptance of this girl, so different from them, under the guidance of its medicine woman Iza and its wise holy man Creb. Immerse yourself in a world dictated by the demands of survival in a hostile environment, and be swept away in an epic tale of love, identity and struggle.

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User Review  - batboy3 -

Ms. Auel wrote THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR well over 25 years ago and to me the story has not lost its appeal. WHAT AN IMAGINATION! A real page turner. I purchased both the book which I have read over ... Read full review


User Review  - philis37 - Borders

I have read the first 4 books in this earth child series by Jean Auel. I loved them all. Jean Auel is so exact in her anthrapology [sp] it just fascinates me. Now I am getting the last book ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Jean Auel is an international phenomenon. With the publication of the first novel in her Earth's Children® sequence, in 1980, she achieved unprecedented critical and commercial success and this has continued to the present. Her extensive research has also earned her the respect of many renowned scientists, archaeologists and anthropologists around the globe, culminating in her being made an Officer of the Order of Arts & Letters by the French Minister of Culture and Communication in 2008.

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