The Clan of the Cave Bear: a novel
An all-absorbing journey into man's possible past. Jean M. Auel, a storytelling genius, weaves a compellingly readable saga of human survival; an epic that transcends time and place. It is peopled with rich and complex characters who experience the full range of human emotions. All this makes for total involvement and believability in the light of today. A novel for all time.
Level 7, 35 Points
Level 7, 35 Points
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|Grouping Title||clan of the cave bear|
|Grouping Author||auel jean m|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-19 23:41:30PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-19 00:05:55AM|
|author||Auel, Jean M.|
|author_display||Auel, Jean M|
|available_at_catalog||Annex, Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Southeast|
|detailed_location_catalog||Annex - Adult Fiction, Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Fiction, Richland Park - Adult Fiction, Southeast - Adult Fiction|
This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love.
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read
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 Age world they shared with the ones who called themselves The Clan of the Cave Bear.
A natural disaster leaves the young girl wandering alone in an unfamiliar and dangerous land until she is found by a woman of the Clan, people very different from her own kind. To them, blond, blue-eyed Ayla looks peculiar and ugly—she is one of the Others, those who have moved into their ancient homeland; but Iza cannot leave the girl to die and takes her with them. Iza and Creb, the old Mog-ur, grow to love her, and as Ayla learns the ways of the Clan and Iza's way of healing, most come to accept her. But the brutal and proud youth who is destined to become their next leader sees her differences as a threat to his authority. He develops a deep and abiding hatred for the strange girl of the Others who lives in their midst, and is determined to get his revenge.
This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:
• A preview chapter from Jean M. Auel's The Land of Painted Caves
• An Earth's Children® series sampler including free chapters from the other books in Jean M. Auel's bestselling series
• A Q&A with the author about the Earth's Children® series
|isbn||060961097, 9780307767615, 9780517189184, 9780517542026, 9780553250428, 9780553381672|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Richland Park, Southeast|
|publishDate||1986, 2001, 2010|
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|subject_facet||Ayla (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Glacial epoch -- Europe -- Fiction, Prehistoric peoples -- Europe -- Fiction, Prehistoric peoples -- Fiction|
|title_display||The Clan of the Cave Bear : a novel|
|title_full||The Clan of the Cave Bear : a novel / by Jean M. Auel, The Clan of the Cave Bear Earth's Children® Series, Book 1, The clan of the Cave Bear : a novel / Jean M. Auel|
|title_short||The Clan of the Cave Bear :|
|topic_facet||Ayla (Fictitious character), Fiction, Glacial epoch, Historical Fiction, Literature, Prehistoric peoples, Thriller|