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The Clan of the Cave Bear: a novel

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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.
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full_title clan of the cave bear
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display_description This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:
• An exclusive preview chapter from Jean M. Auel's The Land of Painted Caves, on sale in hardcover March 29, 2011
• 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

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 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.
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series Earth's Children, Earth's Children®
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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 :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Ayla (Fictitious character), Fiction, Glacial epoch, Historical Fiction, Literature, Prehistoric peoples, Thriller